Master Of Ceremonies (MC)

Quickly discover the types of events you’ll need a professional event host, plus the roles a good MC will play in those events in this special MC report: When You Need a Master of Ceremonies

As the official host, the Master of Ceremonies holds a pivotal role in the smooth running of your event. An Enhance Master of Ceremony will become an essential part of your event team by professionally presenting speakers and performers, entertaining the audience, and keep the event moving.

Our dynamic and experienced Master of Ceremonies (MC) capture and maintain the attention of the audience, and rise to any and all unforeseen deviations from the event’s running script. See our Masters of Ceremonies below.

If you don’t see your emcee of choice here, talk to a Talent Specialist on 1300 884 485 (intl: +612 9518 3944) for an MC solution that’s the perfect fit for your event.

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   author event host and MC

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.
  • Network Ten
  • Good News Week (TV Program)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • This Week Live (TV Program)

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award winner event host and MC

Carrie Bickmore is the laughing man's newsreader, unafraid to laugh at herself or the weirdness that can often be headline news. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Carrie has been co-hosting Network Ten’s The Project for the past six years. During that time she has delivered live news ‘but not as you know it’ to homes across Australia. She has travelled the world for stories including the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in New York, interviewed celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell and Sarah Jessica Parker. As well as falling over live on air.
  • 2010 Logie Award - Most Popular New Female Talent
  • 2015 Gold Logie Award - Most Popular Personality on Australian Television
  • 2015 Logie Award - Most Popular Presenter (The Project)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • SKYBUS TV
  • Nova 100 (Radio)
  • UNICEF

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award winner event host and MC

Ray Martin is an Australian television journalist best known for his on-air roles on Channel Nine from 1978 to 2008. He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2011 for journalism. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Ray Martin was appointed the ABC’s North American correspondent in 1969. Over the next 10 years his coverage included race riots, anti-Vietnam War protests, Olympic Games and presidential elections for news and current affairs television and radio, from Four Corners and This Day Tonight to science and religion programs.
  • 1987 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1993 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1994 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1995 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1996 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • Centenary Medal (2001)
  • Member of the Order of Australia (2010)

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   has video    author event host and MC

Samantha has an extensive background in journalism – currently the co-host of Channel Seven's hugely popular Weekend Sunrise and presenter for the 4.30pm Bulletin. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Samantha can also be seen filling in on other news and current affairs shows including Today Tonight Summer Series.

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event host and MC

Ian Dickson (everybody calls him Dicko) worked in the record industry for 20 years. He was born in Birmingham, the UKs second city in 1963, the son of two factory workers from the motor industry. (Imagine Detroit with heavy metal instead of Motown and you've got Birmingham - explains Dicko). Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). In 1985 Dicko graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in Politics and heads to London to set up home with his new girlfriend Mel. He immediately lands a job as press and promotions manager for seminal independent label Creation Records, the brainchild of legendary A&R impresario Alan Magee. Creation bands include Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, Felt, Weather Prophets, My Bloody Valentine, and eventually and most famously Oasis.

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event host and MC

Dave Thornton has built a global reputation for his honest, engaging, whip-smart and damn funny comedy. 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. Back home Dave is a hot ticket across the country, filling thousands of seats with a growing army of fans. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Dave hosted ABC1’s RAW Comedy Competition final, landed a role in Channel Nine’s hot new drama House Husbands and became the co-host of the Mamamia Today show with Em Rusciano, heard nationally across the Today Network.
  • Fifi & Dave (Radio Program)
  • House Husbands (TV Program)
  • This Week Live (TV Program)
  • Comedy Chat Show
  • Fox FM Radio

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event host and MC

An award-winning television presenter and meteorologist, Magdalena is one of Australia's most versatile talents with almost ten years experience presenting live television including co-hosting Network Ten's The Project, covering two Olympic Games, co-hosting the Australian Grand Prix coverage, reading news and weather on both breakfast and prime-time bulletins, and reporting nationwide on some of the biggest natural disasters in Australian history. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication at the University of Sydney as a scholarship holder, Magdalena’s media and meteorological qualifications were extended through her Diploma in Atmospheric Science at Macquarie University, being awarded both the 2009 Biophysical Environments Prize and the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Prize for her academic achievements.
  • Network Ten
  • The Weather Channel
  • The Project

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   author event host and MC

Juanita Phillips is one of Australia's most experienced television news anchors. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). For five years, from 1997 to 2002, she was a news anchor for the world’s two largest news organisations – the BBC and CNN – in London.
  • ABC
  • ABC News (TV Program)
  • ABC News 24 (TV Program)
  • CNN

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   has video event host and MC

Anton Enus is an award winning broadcast journalist with more than 20 years of experience. His career spans television, radio and print coverage of international news and current affairs in both South Africa and Australia. Anton is currently the nightly news anchor for SBS World News Australia. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Anton began his broadcasting career at the South African national broadcaster, SABC. He was part of the team that covered South Africa’s historic return to democracy in 1994 and spent seven years as a correspondent for CNN World Report, where he won Best International Report and also won the prestigious Bokmakierie Award for radio current affairs.
  • World Watch (TV Program)
  • SBS World News (TV Program)
  • SBS

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event host and MC

Ellen Fanning is best known for her work as an award-winning current affairs journalist. At 24, she broke new ground, becoming the first woman to host one of ABC Radio’s national current affairs programs. Areas of speciality include Master Of Ceremonies (MC). Two years at the helm of PM were followed by several years anchoring AM on ABC Radio and serving as occasional host of ABC TV’s 7.30 Report.
  • ABC Radio National
  • SBS TV
  • Nine Network
  • Fine Line (TV Program)
  • Sunday (TV Program)
  • The Observer Effect SBS (TV Program)
  • ABC FM Radio Classic Breakfast