Television Presenter, Compere & MC
With over twenty years of continuous television presence headlining many of Australia’s highest rating programs Melanie has cemented herself as one of our country’s most loved and longest serving media personalities.
In addition to presenting over 300 stories for popular travel program Sydney Weekender Mel’s television credits include hosting over a decade of national children’s TV – Totally Wild and Saturday Disney along with presenting lifestyle shows – Ground Force, Australia’s Best Backyards, How Does Your Garden Grow and Great Summer Ideas for the Seven Network.
Melanie has served as a reporter for the Weather Channel as well as being called upon to co-host Wheel of Fortune and front regular Sunrise and The Morning Show segments.Mel’s diverse off screen accomplishments include producing Queensland Weekender, Creek to Coast and the Great South East, jumping into the hot seat to host breakfast radio for WS and Sea FM, twice being named in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World, leading performances for Australian and US troops in Afghanistan, reporting for 7’s sports coverage of the Melbourne Cup, acting as MC for the Wallabies Rugby tour and partnering with National Parks and Wildlife to promote Australia’s natural beauty.
Mel Symons is a talented professional and engaging MC who approaches each MC segment with a balance of humour and informative style and is great to work with both on and off the camera. Mel is an entertaining and amiable individual and was a very successful MC for the Wallabies Season and we look forward to working with her again in our upcoming high profile events.
-Great Big Events
Mel has been our emcee for our Gold Coast events for the past five months. She’s the consummate professional, applying herself enthusiastically to all preparations and giving her all to each and every gig. She’s a terrific presenter and goes above and beyond the brief each time. Thanks Mel.
The longevity of our working relationship is testament to her professionalism. Mel takes a brief, understands the messages that need to be delivered and works the audience well. I would recommend her as a person who is reliable and of high professional values.