Actress / Media Personality & Radio Host
2018 ACRA Best Newcomer On-Air Winner Christie Hayes is the Breakfast Radio Host alongside Marty Haynes, and Ryan “Crammy” Cram as part of the “Marty, Christie Crammy” Show on Illawarra’s number 1 station, i98fm.
2019 will see Christie join the cast of ‘Neighbours’ in a guest role, juggling her time between filming and recording her radio show.
An Australian actress best known for her work on Home and Away, Christie attended her local Drama School and when she was 14, she was nominated as Best Actress in the NSW Shakespeare Festival after her portrayal as Helena, in “A Midsummer night’s Dream”.
In 1997, she won a scholarship to the prestigious McDonald College of Performing Arts, where she studied drama. In 1999, she was cast as a series lead “Maria” in the Grundy production “The Search For Treasure Island.” Christie spent 6 months working on the series until it wrapped. She was then cast as series regular “Kirsty Sutherland” on Channel 7’s “Home and Away” in 2000. She spent 6 years working on the show, during which time nominated for a TV week Logie award.
She returned to the theatre in 2007 starring as “Brooke” in the play “Unrequited” and as the Femme Fatale “Alison” in Noir.
Collectively, Christie has worked on over 40 short films, including “Little Australia”, “ID” and the award winning short “Burden.” She also stars in Hazel’s latest film clip, “At a loss.”
In 2008, Christie returned to Home and Away reprising her popular role as Kirsty Phillips. Other recent TV work includes appearances on MTV, Blue Water High, and ABC’s acclaimed series “Devils Dust”.
2013 saw Christie reuniting with her Home and Away co-star and critically acclaimed playwright and director, Sam Atwell in his hilarious production of “SET” at NIDA.
Christie has a solid online following which is growing daily. She often shines light on what it is really like to be the mum of 2 little boys who are only 11 months apart. Christie has been involved in activations and collaborations for Sanitarium, Stockland Shopping Centres, Goats Toddler Milk and Hypoxi.
Additionally, Christie is a contributing writer for various online publications.