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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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.
Dave Thornton has built a global reputation for his honest, engaging, whip-smart and damn funny comedy. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). He’s stormed the world’s three major comedy festivals – Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and the invitation-only Just For Laughs in Montréal.
Dave’s TV credentials include hosting a series Channel 9’s 20 to 1, appearances ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks and Agony Uncles, Network Ten’s Hughesy We Have a Problem and regular appearances as a co-host on The Project.
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.
Lawrence Mooney is a stand-up comedian widely regarded by fans and peers as one of the funniest of the funniest. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). His brutally honest and hilarious insights have earned him Best Show Sydney Comedy Festival and multiple Barry Award Nominations for Best Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Originally from Collie, a small town in Western Australia, Neroli set her sights on sports media from a young age. An avid sports and Fremantle Dockers fan, Neroli is now a Fox Sports News and Fox Footy Presenter in Melbourne. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). After a four-year stint with Channel 7 in Perth as a sports reporter and AFL producer/reporter on Today Tonight, Neroli joined Fox Sports News and Fox Footy, where she has earned industry respect with her quick wit and in-depth knowledge of the game.
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.
Julia Zemiro is indisputably recognised for her long-standing role as host of the iconic music quiz show Rockwiz, which ran for 14 seasons on SBS TV. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). She has written guest articles for a multitude of magazine and press publications, and is in constant demand for her work as an MC and corporate host. A trained actor and improviser, she effortlessly offers a hosting style that companies return for again and again. The clients who have “enjoyed her charm and wit” include the Australian Film Institute, French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Victoria, Canteen, Panasonic, National Gallery of Victoria, Women in Business, Ikea, Siemens and Toyota, to name just a few.
He may be best known for his work on TV and radio (hosting both the number one breakfast and drive shows in Sydney) but comedian Tim Ross has also always had a passion for architecture and design. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Over the last 11 years, he has performed his live Man About the House show in architecturally-significant buildings and homes all over the world.