Speakers Profile - Sophie Falkiner

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Sophie Falkiner's career reads as the success story she is today.

On leaving school Sophie worked in fashion and ended up managing a fashion house, putting together people's wardrobes and trying her hand at design.

Wanting a bigger challenge, Sophie embarked on a Communications degree majoring in print journalism and received a distinction average.
Within weeks of graduating Sophie scored the highly sought after co-host role on Wheel of Fortune gracing screens nationally 5 nights a week.

Soon after, Sophie became the Australian face of Wonderbra joining the prestigious Wonderbra family internationally.
Wanting a challenge yet again, Sophie became a member of Sydney Weekender reporting on places to eat out (a passion of hers) and places to visit, whilst also writing travel articles for new Woman magazine.
After only a year Sophie was asked to be part of the Great Outdoors team traveling the globe for Channel 7 which saw her going everywhere, to the deepest darkest Africa to a food tour of Italy.

Sophie established herself as the perfect choice for hosting various events for major clients such as Telstra, Virgin Airlines, Tourism Victoria and the New Woman Beauty Awards to name but a few. Sophie also hosted events for Myer, working alongside Priscilla Presley and Dame Edna.
Sophie was also named the face of The Golden Slipper, which included an extensive Mcing role which saw her go back to her roots judging many fashions on the field.

Over the years Sophie has appeared on copious segments across all channels on shows such as "The Dream "Roy and Hg's Olympic show reading the news, Kerrie--Anne, The Morning Show, (beat the stylist), Today Tonight, Sunrise and Today.

Sophie's natural good looks and healthy lifestyle came to the attention of big brands such as Neutrogena, Berlei and AMP Capital Shopping centers and more recently, active wear brand Running Bare. Sophie's down to earth attitude and professionalism has seen every one of her contracts extended.

Whilst having two beautiful children Sophie worked for Foxtel for 5 years and still does special projects for them to this day. She hosted Intimate Portraits on the Bio channel, Celebrity Poker (filmed at Crown Casino with over 30 Australian celebrities), two seasons of Confidential entertainment show on Fox 8, TV specials such as Michael Buble's Canada, The Astra's, and interview specials with the likes of Joan Rivers, Kelly Rowland and two highly rated Michael Jackson interviews, thus broadening her skill set.

Sophie also dabbled in radio hosting a show with Katrina Warren called "She Said" on Radio 2, which she thoroughly enjoyed, and would like to do more of. Recently, Sophie has become a regular on Sunrise and is now a "Kochies Angel" commenting on news and current affairs.

Over the years Sophie has worked with many charities such as The Leukemia Foundation, Make a Wish Foundation, whilst also being an ambassador for Red Nose day and Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Sophie also never misses the Mothers Day Classic running 8 km every year to support breast cancer.

Sophie's good humor, work ethic, and intelligent approach to her career makes her in constant demand with like minded clients. Sophie relishes a challenge and see's her future firmly in hosting and presenting.

Sophie has a broad skill set, being accomplished in different arena's from entertainment news and interviewing to hosting shows and her greatest passion lifestyle. Sophie enjoys, family, cooking , travel, health and fitness, fashion and renovating.
Sophie is aspirational to Mum's being able to juggle family, friends, career and exercise whilst maintaining a happy and positive outlook.