Lisa McAskill, one of South Australia’s most popular and respected TV presenters is best known as a reporter on Channel 9’s award winning Postcards program. She enjoyed the role for 14 years and carved an enviable reputation as being the can do member of the team. Never one to shy away from a good story, she’s had on camera crash courses in all manner of extreme sports- all in the name of a good story.
She is passionate about her home state and has a great many stories to tell from her extensive travels and experiences and can personalise a keynote specialising in tourism and lifestyle and the best SA has to offer!
Lisa has successfully combined a busy career as a model, businesswoman, guest speaker, daredevil and mother to become one of Adelaide’s most engaging media personalities.
Lisa brings a confident and easygoing style to her presenting, and makes a wonderfully personable MC /Facilitator and has compared a host of corporate, government, arts, fashion and charity events.
Her enduring TV career includes more than 60 national and international TV commercials and numerous tourism and corporate documentaries. During 1995-96 she was the contestant coordinator for Grundy’s Wheel of Fortune. Her career also includes 20 years in the jewellery industry working in retail/merchandising, buying and wholesaling.
Lisa has recently established her own business “Lisa McAskill presenting" offering training for budding TV presenters and the corporate and web media market.
Past events include the following which is just a selection of events Lisa has hosted - Many of them she has hosted several times.
. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra- Symphony in the Serengeti Monarto Zoo
. The Australian Ballet Ball Festival Theatre
. The Royal Flying Doctor Annual Ball
. Australian Industry of Office Professionals Breakfast Hyatt Regency
. Adelaide Fashion week – Rundle Mall
. David Jones Fashion Workshops
. Westfield Autumn/Winter Fashion Parades 2010
. Westfield VIP night fashion launch
. Fleurieu Peninsula Tourism Awards
. Telethon Melbourne Cup Luncheons / House and land lottery opening
. AICC Women Chiefs Luncheon and Dinner
. Symphony on Canvas –David Helfcott / David Bromley, Westminster College
. Tour Down Under King William Road Street party
. Spin to cure Diabetes event Rundle Mall
. CARA Respite care house opening
. Norwood Natuzzi The Parade Food and Wine Festival
- Master of Ceremonies
- Wine Regions
- Kangaroo Island
- Murray River
It was a pleasure working with you, your personality and style added so much to our Symphony in the Serengeti event, thank you so much!
Marketing and Events Co-ordinator, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
On behalf of the Marion Marketing team we just wanted to say a BIG thank you for your ‘MCing’ work for the launch of the Westfield Parades! You really did complete our parades and added that consummate professional approach.
Snr Marketing Mgr, Marion
"Lisa is very classy and professional! She adapted easily to the last minute changes and is beautifully spoken. Lisa wrote an amazing speech for new brand launch! It was very thoughtful and engaging, she really took the time to understand our (the clients) needs! I would highly recommend Lisa she made an outstanding MC! She held the crowds attention at all times at our event! "
Foster Hill PR and Marketing
"Lisa was fantastic! Thanks!"
Institute of Quarrying
"Lisa was a bright and bubbly host for our Awards ceremony. She has a positive energy and dedication to her role. She was fabulous!"
Major Projects SafeWork SA Department of the Premier and Cabinet
"Hi Lisa, I want to thank you again for doing such a great job of MC'ing our Awards on Friday. You helped create a great night that our clients really enjoyed."
Member Services Manager First National Real Estate