Veteran newsman, MC, speaker and media trainer
Veteran newscaster and journalist John Mangos has been a familiar face on Australian television screens for almost 40 years, having spent most of this time working in television news. He is also sought after as an experienced and accomplished MC, after-dinner speaker and seminar mediator.
John is currently a news presenter for the Seven Network and is a regular guest on Sunrise and The Morning Show programs. Prior to this he was a senior news anchor at Skynews Australia for fifteen years.
John is also one of Australia’s leading media trainers. He is the Director of Interview and Presentation Training for global strategic communications group FTI.
John Mangos’ long and distinguished media career has seen him work with several of Australia’s leading broadcasters – in both radio and television. A widely respected newscaster, John spent fourteen years with National Nine Network where he worked in the Federal Parliamentary press gallery and as the NSW state political correspondent before becoming the network’s United States correspondent based in Los Angeles. John returned from the United States at the request of the ‘King of Australian television’, Graham Kennedy, to co-host the top rating nightly Coast to Coast program.
Later, John made documentaries for the Nine Network, hosted his own show At Home With John Mangos for Channel Seven and launched the cable television station Greek Australian Television on OptusVision. In addition, John has presented, hosted and/or reported for high-rating programs including Eyewitness News (Channel Ten), Our World, Midday Show and Today (Channel Nine). John has also worked as the breakfast host on Sydney radio station 2KY, and as the afternoon host on 2UE.
John Mangos relishes new challenges and frequently donates time to charity fundraisers. He is a past patron of the Make a Wish Foundation, a former steering committee member for Jeans for Genes Day and a former board member of Ocean Watch and Sydney Olympic Football Club. He is also a past patron of the Trish Cairns Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation at St Vincent’s Hospital and is the current patron for Friends In Giving which raises funds for the Sir David Martin Foundation. He was recently honoured by Life Education with the Golden Harold Award for his thirty-year contribution to children’s charities.
John is an official ambassador for the Sydney Swans Football Club and has and has been bestowed with a Life Membership.
Energetic, friendly, professional and extremely experienced, John Mangos is much in demand as a Master of Ceremonies, seminar mediator and after dinner speaker. He is perfect for any audience or event.