Originally from South Australia, Abby Coleman first appeared on Australian television in 2000 as a contestant on the first season of the Australian version of The Mole. She finished runner-up to Jan Moody, who correctly identified Alan Mason as the Mole in the finale. She subsequently went on to appear on a number of other television programs, including presenting Couch Potato on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, filling in as weather presenter on the Nine Network’s Weekend Today and appearing as a panellist on Network Ten’sHave You Been Paying Attention?, among others.
In 2007 Abby Coleman moved back to Adelaide to complete a degree at university and two years later she started presenting the afternoon segment on SAFM. After a brief stint in Sydney, where she filled in as presenter on the national countdown show The Hot30 Countdown for two months, she moved to Brisbane in 2011 to co-host, alongside Stav Davidson and Osher Günsberg, the city-wide Breakfast show.