Hamish Neal commenced working in the sports broadcasting industry in the late 1990’s at Triple S FM in Canberra, the national capital of Australia. In this role he worked his role from volunteer positions of reading weather and sports results on the weekends to paid shifts and hosting flagship weekend programs including ‘Racing, Chasing and Pacing.’ Subsequent to this he gained casual roles in the racing industry across all three codes at the local race clubs. These roles included occasional race calling which led to broadcasting at country thoroughbred racetracks in NSW including Moruya and Sapphire Coast. He also called harness racing at Canberra and Young on the odd occasion.
After travelling overseas in 2002 Hamish moved to England for period in late 2004 and worked in a sports development role with country partnership program of Sports England.
Upon his return he worked for Capital Football briefly and then Tennis NSW.
Returning to broadcasting in 2008 he as offered a role with then Sport 927, known formerly as 3UZ and now RSN Racing and Sport, in Victoria’s capital Melbourne. During this time he hosted ‘Sports Overnight’ and attended multiple major sporting events and domestic league events sourcing program content.
In early 2012 he returned full-time to the Central Coast of New South Wales and one of his role included working for Perform Group covering the Central Coast Mariners in their 2012/13 title-winning season plus the 2013/14 campaigns and the associated Asian Champions League competitions in that period.
Currently he is employed fulltime within the Sport and Recreation division of the New South Wales state government and works casually at Sky Sports Radio.