Tony is a journalist, broadcaster, consultant, activist and educator based in Perth, Western Australia.
Tony’s professional background includes senior positions in radio and TV newsrooms and current affairs in Australia, Asia and the Middle East, several tours as Middle East and South East Asia correspondent, and decades of community advocacy at home.
Business, community and political leaders at state and federal levels have been ongoing clients for media consulting, with a special range of courses for newsmakers involving “devil’s advocate” interviews to practice key performance and crisis management for radio and TV.
Tony was Senior Ambassador for WA Children’s Week for three years, judge of the State Youth Media Awards for ten years and is committed to making a difference in his local and global communities.
While lecturing in media at Murdoch University, Tony was rated in the top 10% of teaching staff ( 2002/03 )
Professional clients include police and emergency services in WA, major Australian corporates such as Godfrey Pembroke, Hopman Cup Tennis, Radio 6PR, and dozens of NGOs as well as groups in child protection and social justice advocacy.
Currently training and consulting for the Australian Institute of Management in Professional Presentation & New and Online Media, and broadcasting the occasional talkback programme on Radio 6PR.
Other in-demand services are Master of Ceremonies and compering, keynote speeches on media, mental health and social justice issues, plus voice-overs and digital video productions for broadcast and web.