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Inside Mel Greig’s new life after the royal prank scandal: Former radio host works for PR company

Mel Greig made headlines and faced plenty of scrutiny for her part in the tragic 2012 royal prank scandal.

And in the years since, she has rebuilt her life and moved forward after resigning from 2DayFM in 2013.

The 38-year-old now works for PR agency BrandiT, based on Queensland‘s Gold Coast, as a PR and Media manager and shared news of career change back in July. 

Inside Mel Greig’s new life nine years following the tragic royal prank scandal: Former Hot30 Countdown host now works a 9 to 5 job for a PR company after quitting radio and moving to the Gold Coast. Mel is pictured 

On Instagram, she posted a photo of herself with exciting job title and wrote in the caption that she was ‘pumped’ for the ‘three-day a week’ gig. 

She told followers her areas of expertise included digital marketing, branding, business strategy as well as Public Relations and Media. 

While Mel she is still working on ‘other side projects’ and ‘media appearances coming up’, her new role with the company would be her ‘big focus’. 

The 38-year-old now works for PR agency BrandiT, and shared news of career change back in July.

New gig: The 38-year-old now works for PR agency BrandiT as a PR and Media manager and shared news of career change back in July. She told followers her areas of expertise included digital marketing, branding, business strategy as well as Public Relations and Media

Media queen: While Mel she is still working on 'other side projects' and 'media appearances coming up', her new role with the company would be her 'big focus'

Media queen: While Mel she is still working on ‘other side projects’ and ‘media appearances coming up’, her new role with the company would be her ‘big focus’

‘I couldn’t be happier and luckier with the team I get to work with,’ she added.

More recently on Friday, the former radio star shared smiled for a selfie along with her boss, Michelle Fragar, each posing with a bottle of G. H. Mumm champagne. 

Mel showed her followers that she was very happy with the role and wrote in the caption: ‘Find a job where they appreciate you. 

'Find a job where they appreciate you': More recently on Friday, the former radio star shared smiled for a selfie along with her boss, Michelle Fragar, each posing with a bottle of G. H. Mumm champagne. Mel showed her followers that she was very happy with the role

‘Find a job where they appreciate you’: More recently on Friday, the former radio star shared smiled for a selfie along with her boss, Michelle Fragar, each posing with a bottle of G. H. Mumm champagne. Mel showed her followers that she was very happy with the role

Devastated: In 2012, Mel and 2Day FM co-host Michael Christian (left) posed as the Queen and Prince Charles to gain information about the Duchess of Cambridge during a hospital stay. Pictured right is Mel with her former co-host Michael Christian

Devastated: In 2012, Mel and 2Day FM co-host Michael Christian (left) posed as the Queen and Prince Charles to gain information about the Duchess of Cambridge during a hospital stay. Pictured right is Mel with her former co-host Michael Christian 

‘I’ve never been more grateful and happy to be working with such an incredible agency,’ she said before going on to praise her boss and clients. 

‘It’s on ice ready for the weekend,’ she graciously added of the champagne. 

In December 2012, Mel and 2Day FM co-host Michael Christian posed as the Queen and Prince Charles to gain information about the Duchess of Cambridge during a hospital stay.

Tragic end: Jacintha Saldana (pictured) was the nurse who took the call at King Edward Hospital in London. She took her own life two days later and mentioned the prank in the note she left behind

Tragic end: Jacintha Saldana (pictured) was the nurse who took the call at King Edward Hospital in London. She took her own life two days later and mentioned the prank in the note she left behind

Fallout: Mel said the fallout from the stunt left her 'in the most fragile mental state' and that at its height she was receiving over 1,000 threatening messages a day. She is pictured here in a 2012 interview about the incident

Fallout: Mel said the fallout from the stunt left her ‘in the most fragile mental state’ and that at its height she was receiving over 1,000 threatening messages a day. She is pictured here in a 2012 interview about the incident

Jacintha Saldana was the nurse who took the call at King Edward Hospital in London. She took her own life two days later and mentioned the prank in the note she left behind. 

Mel said the fallout left her ‘in the most fragile mental state’ and that at its height she was receiving over 1,000 threatening messages a day. 

She resigned from the job with 2DayFM in 2013 and took time away from radio, and did a short stint on season four of The Celebrity Apprentice Australia in 2015. 

Career: She resigned from the job with 2DayFM in 2013 and took time away from radio, and did a short stint on season four of The Celebrity Apprentice Australia in 2015. She returned to radio in 2016 with Illawarra's Wave FM 96.5, but resigned two years later

Career: She resigned from the job with 2DayFM in 2013 and took time away from radio, and did a short stint on season four of The Celebrity Apprentice Australia in 2015. She returned to radio in 2016 with Illawarra’s Wave FM 96.5, but resigned two years later

Single life: In 2014, Mel married her partner Steven Pollock however they split up 2016 and finalised their divorce in 2017

Single life: In 2014, Mel married her partner Steven Pollock however they split up 2016 and finalised their divorce in 2017

In 2014, Mel married her partner Steven Pollock however they split up 2016 and finalised their divorce in 2017.

She returned to radio in 2016 with Illawarra’s Wave FM 96.5, but resigned two years later. 

Back in February, Mel revealed she was in the process throwing out her old ‘skinny clothes’ as she prepared to Queensland, where she is originally from, to be based on the Gold Coast.

Change of scenery: Back in February, Mel revealed she was in the process throwing out her old 'skinny clothes' as she prepared to Queensland, where she is originally from, to be based on the Gold Coast

Change of scenery: Back in February, Mel revealed she was in the process throwing out her old ‘skinny clothes’ as she prepared to Queensland, where she is originally from, to be based on the Gold Coast 


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