Master Of Ceremonies (MC)

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event host and MC

Tim Watson was one of AFL football's most revered heroes, renowned for his superb skills and explosive bursts of pace. Tim played 307 Games for Essendon from 1977-1994. As one of the "Baby Boomers", he was crucial to the Essendon premierships of 1984 & '85. After retiring for a year, he returned to footy in 1993 and was rewarded with another Essendon premiership. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). By the time Tim retired 17 years and 307 games later, he had played in three premiership sides, three night premiership sides (1981, 1984 & 1990), captained the Bombers from 1989-1991, been named Club Best and Fairest four times (1980, 1985, 1988 & 1989), represented Victoria ten times and been named in the AFL Team of the Year in 1989.
  • Essendon Football Club
  • Australian Football League
  • Talking Footy (TV Program)
  • Seven Network

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When Andrew Johns was forced into retirement in 2007, the rugby league world saluted the sporting game's greatest player of his era. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). His inclusion in 2008 in rugby leagues Team of the Century alongside the likes of legends Clive Churchill, Reg Gasnier, Wally Lewis and Johnny Raper pointed to the great halfbacks status in the game.
  • The Footy Show (TV Program)
  • Nine Network

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What is it that makes a person unique? In Simon O'Donnell's case, it's a rare combination of business and life skills. And it is these that he is now making available in many commercial areas to help businesses in a variety of forms. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). As well as the internationally-known cricketer, footballer, cancer-survivor, broadcaster and horseracing identity that most people see, Simon is also a highly skilled and reputable commercial sports communicator. He is able to draw on all the diverse elements of his multi-disciplined experiences in a synergistic way, to create a unique and valuable resource that businesses can utilise in a variety of forms.

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Starting out in cabaret as part of Newcastle's Castanet Club, Mikey Robins made the transition to radio and television to become one of Australia's best-loved, intelligent and in-demand entertainers on the strength of clever observations, quick one-liners and brilliant, biting banter. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Mikey spent seven years behind the microphone as the host of Triple J’s national breakfast show before becoming a team leader and audience favourite on high rating Good News Week and its various franchises.

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Brendan Jones Born 3-4-68 in Sutherland Hospital Sydney. Went to a few schools, including a poncy boarding one. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). After that there was art school for a couple of years. Learnt to paint fat old people in the nude. Art wasn’t to be, so a rich trail of jobs followed: sign-maker, outboard motor wrecker, truck driver, sewer worker, panel beater, kitchen hand, club dj. Blah, Blah, Blah.

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Cal Wilson is a Kiwi comedian who makes a lot of Australians laugh! 2010 was certainly an exciting year starting with her role as host of ABCs new television series Sleuth 101. This was a brand new format, a whodunit game show with a comic twist. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Spending the first few months of 2010 on breakfast radio also added to her hectic schedule. Cal quickly jumped back into radio, filling in on Vega breakfast with Ian Dicko Dickinson. Having co-hosted mornings on Nova 100 with Dylan Lewis in 2009 and The Wrong Way Home with Akmal and Cal nationally in 2007-08, Cal is one of the most well rounded media talents in the country.

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Michael Neaylon is a popular presenter and award winning writer with over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). In his versatile career, Michael has helped many corporations entertain, inform and inspire their colleagues and guests.

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As one of Australia's most loveable stand-up and comedic performers, Russell Gilbert has had a colourful and awarded career in front of the screen. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). From his beginning as a butcher, Russell has toured the world performing comedy, hosted his own television shows, been part of a ratings winning breakfast radio team, competed as a celebrity contestant on a range of reality programs, headlined with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander, and dabbled as a food critic for radio.
  • Triple M (Radio)
  • Hey Hey It's Saturday (TV Program)
  • Nine Network
  • The Russell Gilbert Show (TV Program)
  • Seven Network

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award winner    author event host and MC

Lisa Curry is best known for her long and successful swimming career. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). She has competed in three Olympic Games (Moscow in 1980, Los Angeles in 1984 and Barcelona in 1992); two World Championships (Berlin in 1978 and Ecuador in 1982); and three Commonwealth Games (Edmonton in 1978, Brisbane in 1982 and Auckland in 1990). Her competitive swimming career spans an awe-inspiring 23 years during which she collected 24 gold medals, 21 silver medals and 8 bronze medals at international competitions.
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire 1982
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame 1985
  • Medal of the Order of Australia 1994
  • Australian Sports Medal 2000
  • Centenary Medal 2001
  • Officer of the Order of Australia 2008
  • National Australia Day Council

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   author event host and MC

Since retiring from his AFL career with the Melbourne Football Club, David Schwartz has pursued a career in the media. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). David co-hosts the highly popular SEN 1116 Sports radio program The Run Home with Francis Leach and provides thousands of sport loving Melbournians with their daily fix of sport, whether it is tackling current issues in sport or discussing recent results on a local, national and global playing field.
  • Melbourne Football Club
  • Network Seven