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Australia's most experienced 24 hour television news presenter.


Susanne Latimore is Australia's most experienced 24 hour television news presenter. As part of the team that launched Sky News in Australia, Susanne has clocked up an extraordinary amount of live news coverage; from politics to terrorist attacks and natural disasters.

Current work

Susanne is actively engaged as an Ambassador for children's cancer charity Redkite, speaking at fundraisers around the country following her son's cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

She is also a Director of charity ride 3days300ks. An annual fundraiser for Red Kite that challenges participants physically, mentally and emotionally.

Susanne now enjoys a portfolio career as a news anchor, inspirational speaker, media and presentation trainer, MC, writer and producer.

Previous experience

Interviews: Some of her career highlights include the final interview with Prime Minister John Howard prior to his 2007 election defeat, hosting live coverage from the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and pioneering Sky's first news feature programs.

Radio:Prior to joining Sky News Susanne cut her teeth at radio station 2WS in the highly competitive Sydney market.

Newspapers:She began her career with a cadetship at two local newspapers. First the Blacktown Guardian and then The Hills News. It was an old school grounding in Journalism that required investigative, interviewing and writing skills along with a genuine empathy and community focus.

Susie is a powerful speaker. She immediately develops a warm connection with an audience through her authentic style and gift of story telling. Whether there are thousands or one hundred people in a room, Susie is both comfortable and memorable. She has spoken at major events for Redkite, including the Myer Precious Metal Ball, and achieved significant results. She also shines brightly when presenting alongside some of our most famous Australian media identities. CEO, Redkite

Redkite Ambassador Susanne Latimore has spoken at some of our most important events across Australia. From rooms of 500 business leaders at the Redkite Corporate Quiz to smaller gatherings of key stakeholders, Susanne knows how to craft and deliver compelling speeches that resonate with diverse audiences. In sharing the intensely personal story of her family’s journey through son Manning’s cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery with warmth and courage, Susanne has shown an innate ability to move and still an audience. Redkite is privileged to count her as an Ambassador.

Head of Marketing, Redkite
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