Meet the Hosts

Bringing you 8 hours of live content a day

Co-Hosts Andrea Crothers and Lyndsey Douglas bring with them a wealth of agricultural and rural journalism experience to the Beef TV program.

Together, they look forward to interviewing and chatting with people from all corners of the beef industry and beyond to bring you a jam-packed educational, insightful and entertaining week-long program at Beef2024.

Andrea Crothers

Andrea Crothers is a television journalist with 10 years experience specialising in rolling coverage and breaking news where she has interviewed Prime Ministers, covered bushfires, droughts, Cardinal Pell’s court battle, and the COVID crisis.

Each day, she rises well before the sun as Queensland’s correspondent for Channel Nine’s The Today Show, after stints with Sky News, ABC Rural, and Queensland Country Life.

Over her career, she has delivered live crosses on moving buses, hanging off the side of a boat during Sydney to Hobart, from saleyards, cattle stations and kitchen tables. She has worked at Beef in 2015, 2018, and 2021 as either a reporter or MC.

Andrea was raised on a mixed cropping and livestock property in south-west Queensland.

Lyndsey Douglas

Trained journalist and editor-in-chief of agricultural content agency Writers Who, Lyndsey’s clients include AgriFutures, Rural Aid, CBRE Agribusiness, Paraway Pastoral Company, and the Australian Wagyu Association.

Lyndsey’s voice is heard around the main arenas of agricultural events like the Ekka, Sydney Royal Easter Show, Melbourne Royal Show, Royal Adelaide Show, Canberra Royal as well as rural events from Alpha in Central Queensland to Condobolin in Western NSW. 

She is the former chairman of Australian Wool Innovation’s consultation panel, NSW Rural Ambassador, and founding director of Agricultural Shows Australia.

Lyndsey was raised in Central West NSW in the thoroughbred racing industry.

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