Enhance your understanding of event hosting by exploring the situations where a professional event host is indispensable. Gain insights into the crucial roles and responsibilities that a skilled Master of Ceremonies (MC) plays in making your event a success in this comprehensive report: When You Need a Master of Ceremonies
The Master of Ceremonies (MC) holds a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless execution of your event. As the official host, they become an integral part of your event team, responsible for professionally introducing speakers and performers, engaging and entertaining the audience, and ensuring that the event runs smoothly.
Our experienced MCs are skilled in capturing and maintaining the attention of the audience, adapting to any unforeseen deviations from the event’s running script, and adeptly managing any issues that arise during the event. With their expertise, your event is in capable hands, and you can focus on enjoying a successful and memorable occasion.
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Natalie Barr is the co-host of one of Australia’s favourite breakfast shows, Sunrise. Natalie was born and raised in the small West Australian city of Bunbury. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Natalie attended Bunbury Catholic College as head girl in her final year and then moved to Perth to study journalism at Curtin University. From there she secured a cadetship on the community newspaper The Wanneroo Times for a couple of years before being lured away to television and the Golden West Network in Kalgoorlie.
Nazeem Hussain has fast become one of the biggest stars of Australian comedy, and a much loved television and radio personality. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Nazeem’s Netflix special Nazeem Hussain: Public Frenemy, filmed in Montreal at the Just For Laughs Festival, started streaming globally in 2019, introducing Nazeem to a legion of new fans, and critical acclaim. Funny Or Die, and Chortleboth listed Nazeem’s special amongst their favourites.
Natasha Exelby is an award-winning journalist with 15 years experience working in some of the world’s top newsrooms covering the biggest stories of a generation… and no stranger to making headlines herself. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Natasha’s plethora of life achievements include reporting from war torn nations in the Middle East, leading rolling coverage of the historic 2016 Brexit vote, being a member of the CNN International Fellowship, and eating a bull’s testicle. No, you didn’t misread that… Natasha has literally eaten a raw bull’s testicle… on television. It was one of the many challenges thrown her way while she spent 30 days in the South African Jungle competing in I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 2019.
Craig Reucassel is an Australian writer and comedian who is best known for his work with The Chaser and for going through your bins on The War on Waste. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Craig and a group of friends founded The Chaser newspaper, which led to a number of ABC TV Chaser programs including The Election Chaser, CNNNN, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Yes We Canberra and The Hamster Wheel.
Abbey Holmes is a versatile athlete with a passion for sport, adventure, and travel, particularly in the Outback. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Her pursuits have taken her across the country, from pounding the pavement as a Real Estate Agent to kicking goals both on and off the footy field – as a player and commentator for Channel 7 and Triple M, hosting her own adventure TV and content series, starring in two seasons of Australian Survivor on Channel 10, and speaking at events.
Known for his lightning-fast comedy and improvisation skills, Ed has worked extensively in Australian television and radio for almost twenty years. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Ed is currently co-host of Sydney’s “Hughsey, Ed & Erin” on the Hit Network’s weekday breakfast show.
Multi-award-winning South African-New Zealander, Urzila Carlson, has become one of the biggest names in comedy in Australia and New Zealand. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Her trademark deadpan humour and cheeky wit has seen her win fans the world over for her television appearances and live shows.
Tom is in every Aussie comedian's Top 5. A true master of the craft, he remarkably gets better each year, a phenomena that ensures other comics sneak in the back of his always sold out shows. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). He’s performed at every major comedy festival in the world, been twice nominated for a Helpmann and the biggest stand up on the planet Louis CK chose Tom to be his support act for his Australian tour. A sure fire, killer stand up at the top of his game. Tom Gleeson is one of Australia’s favourite comedians.
With two decades of experience in television and print journalism, Jacqui Felgate is a trusted and respected figure in Australian news and sport reporting. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Beginning her journalism career in print media, Jacqui transitioned to TV where she has been a mainstay on Australian screens for over 15 years.
At the age of 21, Alex Dyson was plucked fresh from graduating his Creative Writing degree at Melbourne University and thrust into the limelight as one of the co-hosts of the national Triple J breakfast show alongside his childhood friend, Tom Ballard. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). After 4 years in the chair and an ARIA award for best comedy release under his belt, Alex was joined by new co-host Matt Okine, and together they built one of Australia’s most iconic national radio shows Matt & Alex; broadcasting to over 1.1 million Australians every week and interviewing everyone from Nirvana, to Arnold Schwarzenegger, to Julia Gillard.