Speakers Profile - Susie Elelman

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Susie Elelman is one of Australia's most versatile, informed and well-loved media personalities. Truly the epitome of a multi-media broadcaster, her diverse and wide-ranging career has seen her become an established presence on national radio and a name synonymous with daytime television.

Susie's tenacity, upbeat energy, and professional savvy have earned her more than three decades of achievements in all too often youth-centric industry. From daring red-carpet gowns to outdoor adventures, Susie's motto in life is ‘give anything a go', and this showbiz veteran is living proof that re-invention, determination and having the all-important talent credentials are the true keys to success.

From her first foray into radio as an announcer with the ABC's 2WN, Susie has accrued experience across many well-known radio stations as an announcer, co-host and reporter, including 2WS FM, 2UE and Radio 2. Today Susie regularly forms part of the 2GB Talkback team on Sydney's number 1 radio station.

Susie's impressive resume of television appearances has made her both a familiar face and a household name. As well as spending more than 8 years spent alongside Bert Newton as a presenter and reporter on Good Morning Australia she was also the host and executive producer of her own national variety and lifestyle show, SUSIE, on the WIN/9 network and went head to head with Stan Zemanek as a long-standing panelist on Network 10's Beauty and the Beast. Such shows have seen Susie chat one-to-one with some of the world's biggest international stars and can count Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Whoopi Goldberg, Audrey Hepburn, Kylie Minogue and George Clooney among the celebrities she has interviewed.

Some of Susie's many other roles have included working as a researcher/reporter on Hinch and exploring the nation as a reporter on the national travel show Postcards Australia. She was also a presenter/reporter on Clive Robertson's Newsworld and a familiar fixture on Network Ten's Live at Five News presenting the weather. Susie is currently a social commentator on The Seven Network's The Morning Show with Larry & Kylie and can be seen voicing her opinions on breaking news and current affairs.

This TV and radio broadcaster is also an award-winning, best-selling author. After releasing her first book, Half My Size – The Thinking Person's Diet, Susie was voted Australia's Most Dynamic Author in 2006. Her writing career has seen her contribute to a number of different publications and, in edition to writing for the Sunday Telegraph, WHO magazine's Style Council and devising a column for the Queensland Tourism newspaper Coastline and Image Magazine, Susie also penned a series of motivational articles on self-esteem for Woman's Day.

Susie Elelman has built a reputation as a skilful and charismatic emcee and is much sought after in the corporate sector. Bringing her signature charm and enthusiasm to every event, Susie is a gifted keynote speaker and can always be relied upon to deliver a powerful message with panache. Drawing on her many years of experience, Susie creates and delivers insightful and engaging presentations, with a repertoire of topics including ‘Increase your profile, increase your sales', Making It in the Media', ‘How I Shed More Than 50 Kilos and Kept It Off', ‘How to find your Gee-Whizz Factor' and ‘How to be the best speaker in town'.

In 2012, Susie will bring 'everything morning' out of the TV studio and live to the stage as she invites people to join her for ‘Morning Tea with Susie'. Featuring special guests, live performances, great prize giveaways and of course Susie's inimitable brand of on-screen entertainment, this new show offers something for everyone and a good time is guaranteed.