Tracey Curro is a former 60 Minutes reporter, an Al Gore Climate Change Ambassador, and a Queensland University of Technology Outstanding Alumnus with over 20 years experience as a journalist, producer and presenter in mainstream media.
Her company has created and produced numerous documentaries and magazine series for the Seven and Nine Networks and international broadcasters.
Following a distinguished career on flagship news and public affairs programs, Tracey held the position of General Manager of Communications at the Victorian Government agency Sustainability Victoria from 2006 to 2008, where she was responsible for brand strategy, corporate reputation and engagement.
In February 2010, she joined SHK Executive Search, where she leads the leads the Communication, Corporate Affairs and Digital practice.
Across her media career, Tracey worked on all Australian commercial free to air television networks on nationally broadcast news, public affairs and magazine programmes. She has presented evening prime time news for the Ten and Nine Networks in the Melbourne and Brisbane markets, and spent six years travelling the globe as a reporter for the popular science and technology series Beyond 2000, and then for 60 Minutes where she's best remembered for eliciting Pauline Hanson's famous 'please explain'.
Across 2005 and 2006, Tracey was heard on 774 ABC Melbourne where she worked as the fill-in presenter for Jon Faine, Richard Stubbs and Virginia Trioli. From 2000 to 2009, Tracey also worked as a features contributor to Australian Women's Weekly magazine. Since her mother's death from ovarian cancer in the l990s, Tracey has been a passionate Ambassador for the Women's Cancer Foundation. In 2014, Tracey joined the Board of Ovarian Cancer Australia, and also serves as an ambassador for the Bone Marrow Donor Institute's Cord Blood Bank in Melbourne.
She has two children, Cassiel and Milla.
Tracey is highly regarded as an MC and as a facilitator of business meetings and panel discussions. With her strong journalism background and experience in small business and corporate marketing-communications, Tracey brings an ability to handle information and issues, and engage with diverse audiences and stakeholders, across a wide range of sectors.
Tracey holds a Bachelor of Business (Communication) from the Queensland University of Technology.
Client Comments for Tracey Curro
Tracey Curro travels from Victoria Australia
- Tracey is a very articulate and professional speaker. She was thorough in her preparation and very professional in her delivery.
- I have worked with Tracey on a previous occasion and have found her to be totally professional, yet approachable at the same time. She is articulate with a polished approach to what she does so well, yet funny and engaging at the same time. Under some trying circumstances and time constraints, Tracey worked with me to adjust the run sheet literally on the run to ensure that our event was successful. Very easy to work with and someone I would totally recommend for that special event.
City of Casey
- Professional and classy, Tracey delivered exactly what the event needed.
- The event was a success, helped immensely by Tracey's professionalism and skills as a moderator. Her preparation and general approach the job were first class. A political forum such as this was an ambitious project for our small committee - Tracey's involvement certainly made the job easier for us!
Romsey Region Business and Tourism Association
- Tracey did a great job of ensuring that speakers and delegates had the opportunity to contribute to the conference.
Australian Public Service Commission
- Tracey managed the role of MC in a very polished and professional manner.
Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS)
- Host and Compere
"The team were so PATIENT. I was getting frustrated going through the process of deciding and getting the right budget but the team were full of suggestions and nothing seemed too hard."
Amgen Australia Pty Ltd
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