David Mann - best known as 'Mann About Town' - plays the part of roving reporter for 3AW 693 and Magic 1278. David also runs his own marketing and public relations company Mann Promotions Pty Ltd, consulting to numerous operations and not-for-profit organisations around Australia.
David's is a Member of the Australia Day Committee (Victoria), and Chair of the Ministerial Small Business Advisory Council, the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Day Community Council, and the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross Reserve Committee of Management. He's also a member of the Thoroughbred Club of Australia, the 41 Club, a Community Patron of Neighbourhood Watch Victoria, and an Ambassador for International Customer Service Professionals, Community Safety Month and Harmony Day.
3AW 693: The longest serving employee at 3AW 693, David Mann commenced his working career as an office boy in 1973, before being promoted to panel operator and given a cadetship in journalism, quickly moving onto an on air role as radio personality for a period of 20 years. For four decades now, David has held various roles within the company, including Production Manager, Creative Director, and now in his current position as Promotions and Marketing Manager where he has held the reins for 20 years.
Awards: Affectionately known as 'the civilian with a trifecta of experience' in emergency services circles for his roles with the Victoria Police Force, Metropolitan Fire Brigade and Ambulance Victoria - where he has worked in an operational capacity for more than 30 years - David was subsequently awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) 'for service to the community through a range of police, nursing, heritage and emergency services organisations'.
Chair of the Order: In March 2007, David was appointed to the Committee of the Order of Australia Association (Victoria Branch) and in November 2011 became Chair of the Order of Australia Association (Victoria branch).
Speaker: In addition to his many roles, David hosts numerous corporate, education and community events and presents his message as corporate motivator with his presentation 'Personalities, Places, Performers'.