As another addition to his repertoire he has written his autobiography, Slats – the Michael Slater story.In his limited leisure time he is a keen golfer, passionate Manly supporter and he has followed the TK's lead into racehorse ownership.
Andrew will be co-hosting the Big Sports Breakfast with Terry Kennedy on Friday mornings during the rugby league season.In 2000 Mario joined the Big Sports Breakfast show and in 2005 became the Executive Producer.Mario shoulders the responsibility for the daily preparation of the BSB which he transforms into an entertaining and informative tapestry that hits the airwaves.Backed by a wealth of experience dating back to 1982 when he joined the Ten TV Network, Terry has amassed a solid all-round sporting knowledge.As the Big Sports Breakfast co-host with Michael Slater, this experience has become a vital component in the presentation of such a comprehensive early morning sporting programme spanning three-and-a-half-hours from 5.30 am Monday to Friday.
Terry is known for having some firm opinions that, on occasions may veer towards the controversial, and has the capacity to please some of the audience and alienate others.
An avid rugby league follower he also is particularly keen on racing.
After a successful international sporting career, Michael, affectionately known as ' Slats', deftly has swapped the cricket bat for the microphone.
Branching out of an 11-year cricket career embracing 74 tests and 42 one-day internationals for Australia, he has widened his sporting repertoire to many other arenas.
Michael has formed a solid partnership with TK on the Big Sports Breakfast each weekday from 5.30am.
He is a part of Channel Nine's prestigious Wide World Of Sports cricket commentary team and he also reports on a number of Channel Nine programs.