Master Of Ceremonies (MC)

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award winner event host and MC

Kieren Perkins is a hero of the Australian sporting arena. From Captain of Swimming at Brisbane Boys College in 1990 to dual Olympic gold medallist just six years later, Kieren has added an impressively long list of awards and achievements to his name. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Perkins has held 18 Australian records, three world records, and three Commonwealth records and has represented Australia all over the world, including in Monte Carlo, Rome, Auckland, Canada, Barcelona, Atlanta and, of course, at the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame (2002)
  • Australian Living Treasure
  • Australian Sports Commission
  • Swimming Australia
  • Summer Olympics
  • Commonwealth Games

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award winner event host and MC

Hugh Sheridan was the host and mentor on Network Ten's talent show, I Will Survive. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Straight after graduating from NIDA, Hugh was cast as ‘Ben Rafter’ in Australia’s highest rating family drama, Packed to the Rafters, for which he received three Silver Logie Awards for Most Popular Actor, a 2011 Silver Logie nomination for Most Outstanding Actor, a Silver Logie Award for Most Popular New Male Talent and a Graham Kennedy Award nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent.
  • 2009 Logie Award: Most Popular New Male Talent
  • 2010 Logie Award: Most Popular Actor
  • 2011 Logie Award: Most Popular Actor
  • 2012 Logie Award: Most Popular Actor
  • Packed to the Rafters (TV Series)
  • INXS: Never Tear Us Apart (TV Mini-Series)
  • I Will Survive (TV Program)
  • Play School (TV Program)

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event host and MC

It’s been a rapid rise for Alex Cullen who joined the Sunday Night team in early 2010. Since then, Alex has travelled to all corners of the globe from Vanuatu to Alaska, Vietnam to Cuba and calls Laos his favourite country. He’s covered a broad range of stories including the Japan tsunami in 2011 and interviewed global stars like Stevie Nicks and Lionel Ritchie. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). The 33-year-old started his career with 7 as a general reporter in Perth in 2006. In 2007 he joined Sunrise and six months later, he became a general reporter for Seven News. Highlights include reporting on the Bathurst 1000, the Melbourne Cup, and the inspiring story of Jane McGrath.
  • Sunday Night (TV Program)
  • Seven News (TV Program)
  • Fair Chase (TV Program)
  • Network Seven
  • National Breast Cancer Foundation

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event host and MC

Bryan Dawe is one of Australias finest political satirists. He has enjoyed a long, successful career writing and performing on national radio, television and film. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Best-known for his work with John Clarke on the ABCs 7.30 Report where they prick the balloons of the nation’s alleged political leaders. Bryan was also a cast member and writer of the critically acclaimed and highly successful spoof of the Sydney Olympics, the ABC TV series The Games. His film credits include the Australia hit comedy The Castle, The Honorable Wally Norman, and Paul Coxs Lust and Revenge.

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event host and MC

TV & Radio personality, Tim Blackwell can be heard from 4-6 PM each week day co-hosting NOVA’s National Drive show with Kate Richie and Marty Sheargold. Tim has been appearing on radio ever since he convinced his local Sydney community station to let him on air. Since then, he hasn’t stopped and now he actually gets paid to do what he loves! Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Having started with the Nova Network occupying a studio chair as a late night announcer in 2001, Tim was the first voice on air to launch Perth’s Nova 93.7 FM in 2002 with the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Soon after, he packed his bags and moved back to Sydney to host the drive show on Nova 96.9 FM. After stints as breakfast anchor, co-host on nights, breakfast and drive, Tim found his new home alongside Kate Ritchie and Marty Sheargold for the national drive show in 2014.

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   author event host and MC

Peter Switzer is one of Australia's leading business and financial commentators. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). An award-winning broadcaster, twice runner-up for Best Current Affairs Commentator in radio, and former economics lecturer at UNSW, Peter currently works with Yahoo!7, The Australian and ABC Radio to bring you the biggest breaking stories in finance and business.
  • 2GB Radio
  • The Super Show (Radio Program)
  • Sky News (Television)
  • Switzer Media and Publishing
  • Switzer Financial Services
  • ABC 702 Radio