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Finalists for 2011 ACRA Awards Announced

Monday, 08 August 2011

Five of Profile’s presenters have been named as finalists in this year’s Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs). The annual awards ceremony celebrates excellence in all areas of radio broadcasting.

Jules Lund, Michael Wipfli (Wippa), Steve Vizard, Hamish Blake and Andy Lee have each received nominations over a range of categories.

Jules has been nominated as Best Newcomer On-Air for his work on Fox FM. Steve has been nominated as Best Talk Presenter for his work on Melbourne Talk Radio MTR, and Best Documentary for ‘Melbourne Way Forum’ with Steve Price. Wippa has been nominated for Best On-Air Team and Best Networked Program for his work alongside Ryan Fitzgerald (Fitzy) on 'Fitzy & Wippa' for Nova. Hamish and Andy have also been nominated for Best On-Air Team and Best Networked Program, as well as Best Station Produced Comedy Segment and Best Station Promotion for their work on 'The Hamish and Andy Show' for Today Network.

Winners are due to be announced on the 15th October, in the Gold Coast.

 

Matt Preston Named in Top 50 Most Stylish

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Matt Preston

Matt Preston has been named as one of the 50 Most Stylish Men of 2011. Premium men’s lifestyle magazine GQ has listed him alongside international icons such as actor and cover-model Jake Gyllenhall, Justin Timberlake, and designer Tom Ford in their latest who’s who of style.

The list celebrates style as being more than just the clothes on your back.

“They've got the clothes and they know how to wear them, but more importantly they've got the attitude to carry it all off” the magazine states.

Not his first GQ title, Matt Preston was also named Critic of the Year in 2010 by the popular magazine.

Matt’s latest accolade can be seen in the August/September 2011 Big Style Issue of GQ.

 

Dannii Announced as Ambassador for Fashion Week

Thursday, 28 July 2011



Congratulations to Dannii Minogue who has been announced as the official Ambassador for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week this year. Home-grown style icon Dannii is putting her love of Melbourne and fashion behind this year's City of Melbourne extravaganza.

"In my eyes, Melbourne is the fashion capital of Australia. Every day you can discover something new. From September there will be workshops, runway shows and parties to celebrate the fashion industry of Melbourne” Dannii explains.  

There are more than 150 individual events planned for the week 5th-11th September, showcasing the collections of new and emerging designers. Dannii is looking forward to engaging with local designers to promote the city. 

“As one half of a new fashion label, 'Project D', I am flattered to share this exciting week as the Ambassador with the founders of Melbourne fashion and the new young designers. It's time to put Melbourne well and truly on the international fashion map!” 

Photo credit: Lucas Dawson

 

Darren McMullen Hosts Debut Series in UK

Thursday, 28 July 2011



Darren McMullen continues to take over the world having just completed filming the game show 'Minute To Win It' for ITV2 in the UK. Darren hosts the debut series for the UK while playing referee to Team Captains Caroline Flack (The Xtra Factor) and Joe Swash (Eastenders).

The eight-part series, in association with Cadbury Spots v Stripes, will first air on Tuesday August 30th across the UK and will continue throughout September and October.

“I've hosted many shows in several different countries around the world and I can honestly say that I've never had so much fun in my TV life than I had during the filming of Minute To Win It UK" says Darren, who is also hosting the hit NBC Show 'Love In The Wild'

 

Profile Trio to Host Hot New Chat Show

Friday, 01 July 2011

Uplate!

 Our very own Shura Taft, James Kerley and Natalie Garonzi are getting together to host the hottest new television chat show in Australia, Uplate!, premiering this month.

Shot live in front of a studio audience at underground bar Mink in St Kilda, Uplate! promises to keep viewers in the know with the hottest gigs, entertainment news, and live music from Australia and abroad.

Each week friends Shura, James and Natalie will host celebrities and join partygoers to provide an exclusive backstage pass to what we’re wearing, watching, and listening to – and who we’re doing it with.

Uplate! premieres on GO! late night this July.

 

Weightloss Warrior Number 1!

Thursday, 19 May 2011

After a successful launch on Wednesday 6th April 2011, Tiffiny Hall’s second book Weightloss Warrior has rocketed to the top selling health book in Australia. What a fantastic achievement Tiffiny!

You can purchase the book here http://www.tiffinyhall.com.au/

 

Hayley Pearson is having a baby!

Thursday, 12 May 2011

We’re delighted to announce the wonderful news that Hayley Pearson is expecting her first child, with husband Jimmy Worthington.

A very big congratulations goes out to both Hayley and Jimmy, and we wish you the very best as you embark on your journey as new parents!

 

Tiffiny Hall is The Biggest Loser's Top Trainer!

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Congratulations to Tiffiny Hall, for training Emma Duncan to be crowned the Biggest Loser, on Network Ten’s hit The Biggest Loser: Families. We’re all looking forward to the next series and the prospect of another win for Tiffiny!
 

Paul Verhoeven Third in Cleo Bachelor of the Year 2011

Thursday, 21 April 2011

A very big congratulations to Paul Verhoeven, who finished third in Cleo Bachelor of the Year 2011!

 

Marieke Guehrer Wins Gold!

Monday, 18 April 2011

Profile Talent's very own Marieke Guehrer finished 1st in the Female 50LC Metre Butterfly at the Telstra Australian Swimming Championship.

A very big congratulations to Marieke on behalf of the Profile family!

 

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