Speakers Profile - Andrew Daddo

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Andrew is a renowned author, television presenter and corporate speaker.

Andrew's television career began at Network Ten while studying at Monash University in Melbourne, where he completed an Arts degree majoring in politics and history.

In 1987, Andrew moved to the ABC, to host its national music program called The Factory. He spent two years there until he was offered the role of Host on MTV, in New York.

In 1992, after returning to Australia, Andrew appeared as Professor Plum in Cluedo, and then as a ghost in Paul Jennings' series Around the Twist. Moving to Channel Seven in 1995, he hosted Australia's Funniest People, World's Greatest Commercials and the TV Week Logie Awards. He was one of the original presenters on the infamous, The Lonely Planet, and was nominated for best presenter in America's Cable TV Awards.

In 1999, Andrew co-hosted Kidspeak; the Australian adaptation of the US show 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'. From there Andrew took up the position as co-anchor on Channel Seven's news style program 11AM which continued until mid 2000.

Andrew has two Olympic coverages under his belt: Olympic Sunrise with Jo Griggs in Sydney, and Yum Cha at the Beijing games.