With Australia Day right around the corner, Susie Elelman AM has been named as Boorowa’s Australia Day Ambassador, with the TV presenter, author and reporter set to join the celebrations on Friday, January 26.
Susie Elelman is a name synonymous with daytime television and can currently be seen voicing her opinions as a regular host on Studio 10.
Susie’s long list of television credits include more than eight years spent alongside Bert Newton as a presenter and reporter on Good Morning Australia and seven years with Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies on The Morning Show.
Susie was host and executive producer of her own national, daily, variety and lifestyle show SUSIE and then co-hosted and co-produced the national live news and current affairs show DAILY with Susie & Bianca both on the WIN/9 network.
Susie also went head to head with Stan Zemanek as a long-standing panellist on Network 10 and Foxtel’s Beauty and the Beast.
Some of Susie’s many other roles have included working as a researcher and reporter on HINCH and as a reporter on the national travel show Postcards Australia.
She was also a presenter/reporter on Clive Robertson’s Newsworld and a familiar fixture on Network Ten's Live at Five News presenting the weather.
Susie’s television career has seen her chat one-to-one with many international stars and she counts Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Whoopi Goldberg, Audrey Hepburn, Kylie Minogue and George Clooney among the celebrities she has interviewed.
An established presence on national radio, Susie regularly formed part of the 2GB Talkback Team on Sydney’s #1 radio station and 4BC Brisbane along with various stations on the Macquarie Network.
Susie first hit the radio airwaves on ABC 2WN Wollongong in the early 1980s and has since been heard on WSFM, 2UE, 2Double0 and Radio 2,
This TV and radio broadcaster is also an award-winning, best-selling author.
After releasing her first book, Half My Size – The Thinking Person’s Diet, Susie was voted Australia’s Most Dynamic Author in 2006.
Susie’s also the only woman ever to voice The Ode in RSL and Services Clubs Australia-wide.
For her services to charity, the not-for-profit sector and the media Susie was extremely humbled and honoured to be awarded an AM (Member of the Order of Australia Medal) in the Queen’s Birthday honours list in June 2015.
Susie is very proud, as a 1st Generation Australia, to be chosen for the 20th year to be an Australia Day Ambassador for 2018.