George Negus has written, directed and presented Australian commercial and public television current affairs since 1975 with a special passion and expertise in international affairs and 'Australia's place in the world'.
He has worked independently via Negus Media International for more than 20 years as well as roles as presenter/interviewer and reporter for ABC's Foreign Correspondent, Australia Talks and George Negus Tonight, as well as Channel Nine's 60 Minutes and Today Show; Channel Seven's coverage of both Gulf Wars; SBS TV's flagship international affairs program Dateline, TEN Network's 2011 news analysis program at 6/630pm.
George continues as occasional international and national affairs commentator on Australian TV and radio, as well as consulting and faclitiating for government and industry and hosts Travel for the Mind in collaboration with World Expeditions and Travelrite - specialising in hosted journeys to destinations like The Kimberley, Africa, Russia, Cuba and South America.
George's books include the most recent bestsellers The World From Italy and The World from Islam and The World From DownUnder produced with Negus Media and publisher Harper Collins.
In 2015 George was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to the media, conservation and the environment.
Client Comments for George Negus
- Witty, interesting and entertaining (we received an abundance of positive feedback).
Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
- George entertained us with his incisive view of the world and was able to keep in the context of the speaker's brief we had supplied him. He was an ideal final keynote speaker who gave some perspective to our conference theme. An entertaining speaker.
Wodonga South Primary School
- George was charismatic, topical and extremely approachable. His presentation was well received by our audience, and his knowledge of world affairs unsurpassed!
City of Whittlesea
- We recognise that the preparation and presentation for these events require considerable time and effort on your part. The event was extremely well received by our members and your input was greatly appreciated.
Property Council of Australia
- Our Competing Fairly Forum was a resounding success. Thanks for your contribution as chair.
- George was both humorous and thought provoking. He tailored his presentation to suit the needs of the audiences and as a result was a real hit.
Local Govt Association, SA
- Delegates were inspired by the information you shared.
Aged Care Queensland
- Feedback was very positive, with many commenting on the way the conference flowed throughout the day as a result of your professionalism.
NSW Nurses Association
- Punctual. Polite. Professional and a delight to work with. A man who delivers what the client wants. Fantastic. Thanks.
Conference Organisers PL
- Negus' delivery was second to none. He held the audiences' attention for just under an hour.
Hilton AM Club
- George was extremely down to earth and personable. We really appreciated him staying behind afterward to answer questions. Our clients loved him!
- Australia – Are We Ready for the Third Way?
- Life as a Foreign Correspondent
- The Personalities of Power
"All my dealings with Anna and Tamie were timely, professional and very helpful. To have the negotiations and liaison with the speaker done for me was extremely valuable and time saving from my end. No improvements required! The service provided is outstanding in every area."
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
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