Julia Zemiro has more than filled the giant shoes of Eurovision compere
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When Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang took over the commentary gig for SBS’s Eurovision coverage in 2009, they knew they had continent-sized shoes to fill. Irish broadcaster Terry Wogan had fronted the BBC’s coverage for 29 years, and his booze-doused cynical patter was a hit with Aussies watching through SBS – Wogan famously dismissed the competition as “rubbish” a year after he left. But Pang and Zemiro had a plan to win fans over.