“Ryan ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald shares the breakfast studio with Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli weekdays on Nova 96.9 in Sydney and Fitzy & Wippa can be heard nationally from 6pm to 7pm on the Nova Network.
Well known in Adelaide, Fitzy made his AFL debut for the Sydney Swans before joining the Adelaide Crows, but it was his 2004 appearance on Big Brother Australia that made him a household name. Attracting Nova’s attention, he was offered a role as sports reporter on Nova 919 Adelaide on his departure from the Big Brother house, before signing on to co-host the Fitzy, Jules & Clare breakfast show.
Seven years later Fitzy made the move to Sydney to join Wippa as Nova’s national drive show. In September 2011 Fitzy & Wippa moved in breakfast and during their time together have secured a Guinness World Record. broadcast from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, pitched an inventionon Ten’s Shark Tank and stitched Wippa up by sending him to the jungle for I’m A Celebrity…Get MeOut of Here!
Fitzy is a regular presenter on The Project and Fox Sports The Back Page and hosted Foxtel’s AFLfootball competition series The Recruit in 2014. Fitzy and his wife Belinda ‘BJ’ have two sons, Hewston ‘Hewie’ and Lennox ‘Lenny’. We are thrilled to have Fitzy supporting Raise Foundation.”