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'.
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.
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'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.
George Negus | 40 Years in the Media
George was charismatic, topical and extremely approachable. His presentation was well received by our audience, and his knowledge of world affairs unsurpassed! ... keep reading City of Whittlesea
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.
Witty, interesting and entertaining (we received an abundance of positive feedback).
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.
Our Competing Fairly Forum was a resounding success. Thanks for your contribution as chair.