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.
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.
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.
Ingrid Willinge is an anchor and journalist at Australia's premier financial news broadcaster Sky News Business and Sky News. You can catch her on Business Night, a show which she writes and produces. It airs at 9PM AEDT on Channel 602, Monday through Thursday. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). She also hosts Market Moves and Lunch Money on a weekly basis; and contributes to segments including The Perrett Report and Switzer.
Indira Naidoo is one of Australia’s most popular broadcasters and authors Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). During her 30-year award-winning journalistic career, Ms Naidoo has hosted and reported for some of the country’s most distinguished news and current affair programs – including ABC’s Late Edition nightly news and as an anchor and reporter for SBS TV’s the World News Tonight.
In recent years Indira’s journalistic interest has shifted to the role global environmental issues play in conflict, poverty, food security and homelessness.
Based in Sydney but willing to travel, Merrick Watts is perfect for those gigs that Vince Sorrenti said no to, or Richard Wilkins was too expensive for. He’s also capable of not swearing at absolutely no additional cost! Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). As one half of Merrick and Rosso, Merrick Watts took Triple J drive to ratings highs, was the first voice on the NOVA network and built a cult TV fan base with shows on Nine, Ten and the Comedy Channel.
Deborah Knight is co-host of the Nine Network's breakfast program Today alongside Georgie Gardner. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). She also presents Nine News Sydney on Fridays and Saturdays.
Rob Carlton has the ability to authentically connect with audiences, shape and deliver key business messages and elevate your event into an entertaining, insightful and meaningful experience. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). He is an award-winning Australian actor, writer and director. A successful producer, he’s delivered multi-million dollar projects globally.