A loveable character on and off air, Billy Brownless has an active media career in radio and television, continuing to rank as a hit with audiences everywhere. Brownless was a panellist on Channel 9’s top rating Thursday night Footy show and continues as a key member of the Sunday Footy show team. Brownless has had a long term involvement in radio, with his sense of humour and keen sporting knowledge combining to provide listeners with some fast-paced on-air action. In 2018, Brownless replaced Clive Palmer as the #1 ticket holder for Port Douglas Football Club.
In 2010, Brownless joined the ever popular Triple M AFL coverage, with on-air banter that has made him a fan favourite. Teaming up with former Footy Show cohort James Brayshaw as co-host of Rush Hour, Triple M’s drive time radio show which is on air Monday to Friday nights 6pm-7pm quickly become a radio sensation. Prior to this, Brownless was an original member of Melbourne’s 24-hour sports talk back station SEN 1116. Third on Geelong’s all-time goalkicking list behind Gary Ablett and Doug Wade, Brownless is popular on the speaking circuit thanks to his many anecdotes from 25 years in both the football and media spotlight. In 2008, Billy released his first book “Billy’s Book for Blokes” which he draws on his own experiences and ideas to help guide the blokes in the 21st century. A second book, The Best ‘A Man Walks Into a Bar’ Jokes hit shelves in 2009.
In January 2020, Brownless appeared in the sixth season of Channel 10’s ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ opening up about his private life and the ups and downs he has been through.