Journalist, Broadcaster and MC
With 20 years experience working in the media, across both radio and television. She is currently the Presenter of the nightly international news and interview program The World which airs on ABC News 24.
Beverley brings a unique perspective and refreshing energy and warmth to her hosting and MC duties.
Beverley specialises in economics and politics, reporting for ABC Radio and Television and has hosted ABC News Breakfast and the local 7pm News over the course of her career. She has since also combined her passion for sport with journalism as the sports anchor for the Seven Network and as host of the ABC’s Saturday Afternoon Sport.
She was the first female director of the Melbourne Football Club, where she served for nine years, seven of those as Vice-President.
Beverley is a Life Governor of the Drug and Alcohol Foundation, having served six years on the Board and is an Australia Day ambassador, and was an inaugural board member of the Sunrise foundation assisting elite athletes with depression.
If your event requires an MC that is efficient, credible, articulate and above all else warm and engaging, then I would have no hesitation in recommending Beverley O’Connor for that role. I have had the pleasure of working with Beverley on many different events and she has always ensured that the role of MC was carried out exactly to the client’s needs. Regardless of the audience size, the topic for discussion, the gender background, Beverley has been able to work with them all. I sincerely look forward to the next time we are able to work together.
-Peter Jones Special Events
Beverley O'Connor has been associated with Holmesglen Institute for the past eight years. She has presided over our annual Awards Dinner, Academic Graduation ceremonies as well as corporate events and launches. A hallmark of her service is that she develops a meaningful and proactive connection to the organisation with which she is working. Beverley is always thorough in her preparation and research and is able to adapt her personable style to suit the mood and the intent of the event over which she is presiding.
Beverley O'Connor was professional and humorous as the MC of our event. We’ve now booked Beverley two years running, and can’t see why we need to change! Easy and adaptable to work with. I recommend her for all forms of events.
-Australian Retailers Association
Beverley O'Connor is an absolute joy to work with! She gave us her attention, provided some great input and was completely professional delivering a seamless event for us.
Beverley O'Connor was professional, engaging and a pleasure to work with. We were impressed by how well she led our panel discussions.