Thomas Tilley is an Australian journalist with an original approach. He hosts Hack, a daily news program on Triple J youth broadcaster Australia. His direct and sometimes confrontational style has caused debate and even outrage from critics of journalism.
Tilley interviewed the neo-Nazi leader behind Charlottesville’s deadly far-right rally, leading to outrage from both political camps.
Early Life and Education
Thomas Tilley was born in Weare, Somerset, England. While attending local grammar school he met Annie; soon thereafter they married and had three daughters – Lilian, Bessie, and Ella. Unfortunately Annie died of tuberculosis on 11 May 1914 and was interred at St Andrew’s Church in Compton Bishop.
As soon as he arrived in New Brunswick in 1844, he joined a debating society and the Portland Total Abstinence Society; eventually serving on its committee and advocating for prohibition legislation.
He was also an architect, designing several buildings across the province. Specifically, he won a competition to design the County Courthouse (and his plan won out over Otto Matz’s plan), as well as designing schools, churches, and other public structures.
Tilley distinguished himself during his career by leading several fighter pilot squadrons as commander, in addition to fulfilling other duties within Air Defense Command. A truly dedicated husband, father, and friend; Tilley will be missed dearly by those he knew him best.
Tom Tilley had no idea what was in store when he appeared at Cardiff Central train station last week with a sign asking commuters for assistance in his job search. Yet his unconventional approach paid off. Now contracted to work for Cardiff Blues.
Achievement and Honors
Professor Tilley is the senior author of more than 225 peer-reviewed papers, serving as an introductory plenary speaker at the 2016 International Congress of Endocrinology and being an active researcher at Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories (DRMCRL) using genomic techniques and patient derived models to study how sexual hormones influence tumor behavior.
David has directed music videos for numerous popular artists such as Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj and Zendaya as well as commercials for brands like Reebok, YSL and Beats by Dre.
He is widely recognized for his dedication to an inclusive vision of Law School community and for being a source of motivation, wisdom and compassion in teaching his classes.
Tom Tilley is one of Australia’s best-known journalists, having hosted Hack on Triple J from 2011 to 2019. Additionally, he moonlights as bass player for Client Liaison band.
Speaking in Tongues details his childhood spent within a church environment and how every aspect of his life was dictated by its rules – from socialising, music, hairstyles and dating. Even alcohol and tobacco usage was prohibited.
He relates how, as an early 20s rebel against church rules and attended Sydney’s Mardi Gras, which had been forbidden by his congregation, this marked his final act of disobedience causing him to leave Revival Centres forever and become estranged from family and friends. He details this painful decision without their support or help.
Tom Tilley is an esteemed television and radio moderator, having served as host of Triple J’s daily news program Hack from 2011 to 2019. Additionally, he has occasionally filled in as a show presenter on Network 10’s The Project.
Tom is an active family man who often posts pictures of his wife and daughter on his social media handles; however, they have yet to disclose details regarding their relationship status.
Tom has amassed vast wealth through his professional hockey career. It is estimated that his net worth ranges between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars due to hard work and dedication towards his profession, earning various awards and recognitions along the way.