Chuck a stick of dynamite in your next event with Katie Clift as MC. The radio announcer, blogger, Cancer Council QLD ambassador and in-demand host is ready to pump up your next event!

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

If you’re looking for a dynamite MC for your next event – whatever the occasion- you’ve come to the right listing! Katie Clift has over 3,000 hours of live radio up her sleeve, experience as a voice over artist and MC for over 10 years- and she’s an expert at perfecting tongue twisters! (‘cause… that may help her to really entertain a crowd if it gets awkward… !)

Whether you’ve heard of her through features in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Quest News Limited Newspapers, on her radio show, during TV ads for Lenard’s chicken, or at a recent corporate or fundraising event ‘wowing’ the crowd, Katie is in-demand as a vibrant MC who is guaranteed to bring your next event alive. Growing up in the shadow of her comedian Dad Ian Calder, (Ex- Channel 7's Crikey the Clown, B105's Citizen Jim; current 4BC Breakfast Host) Katie has learnt how to engage an audience first-hand, and absolutely explodes on stage in front of a crowd with enthusiasm, an undeniable energy to sell the cause, and great, family friendly humour.

Clients to date include:

  • Cancer Council QLD,
  • Autism QLD
  • Heart For India
  • Griffith Business School
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine
  • Foodwatershelter
  • CARRS-Q (QLD Road Safety Awards)
  • Matty-Moos Children's Fashion,
  • Lenard's
  • Easterfest
  • B105
  • Audio One
  • Leukaemia Foundation
  • Boeing Australia
  • Birch Carroll & Coyle
  • QLD Government
  • DETA
  • 2007 – Present Drive Announcer for 96.5FM Brisbane Radio   1pm to 6pm daily
  • 2010 Ambassador — Cancer Council QLD Girl's Night In Campaign
  • 2010 MC — Launch Cancer Council QLD Girl's Night In Event, Brisbane Women's Club
  • 2010 MC - Autism QLD Fundraiser, Stamford Plaza
  • 2010 MC - GLC Chaplaincy Mothers' Day High Tea
  • 2010 MC – Heart For India dinner
  • 2009 Guest Speaker – Women's Luncheon, Redlands
  • 2009 MC – Heart For India (Brisbane Launch)
  • 2009 MC - GLC Chaplaincy Mothers' Day High Tea
  • 2009 MC - US Band Casting Crowns concert in Mackenzie (1600 people)
  • 2008 Guest Speaker – Women's Luncheon, Redlands
  • 2008 MC - Grifth Alumni Annual Dinner and Awards Night in QAG
  • 2008 MC - ‘Matty-Moos’ fashion parade
  • 2008 MC - Foodwatershelter fundraiser in Brisbane’s City Hall
  • 2008 MC - QLD Road Safety Awards Launch
  • 2008 Guest speaker - Footprints Magazine ’10 Year celebration’ & book launch
  • 2008 MC - Easterfest 08 – Music Festival in Toowoomba
  • 2010 Blogger – City News
  • 2010 Article as Brisbane Correspondent for Cosmopolitan Magazine’s ‘Little Black Book’
  • 2009 Columnist – MX Newspaper (semi-regular)
  • 2009 Monthly Live blog – City South News
  • 2008 – Present Weekly columnist for Quest Newspapers (City South News) (inprint and online blog)
  • 2010 Several Voice Overs via Voiceovers Now!
  • 2009 - Present Lenard’s TV Advertisements & Ready Steady Cook Billboard
  • 2008 - Present Corporate Voice Over for all Lenard’s Store POS advertising nation wide
  • 2008 Aerospace Awards Project 2008 (QLD Government/Boeing Australia)
  • 2007 Aerospace Awards Project 2007 (QLD Government / Boeing Australia)
  • 2007 QASMT Promotional DVD (QASMT / DETA QLD Government)
  • 1999 – Present Voice Overs for commercial clients such as B105, 96.5FM, Audio One, Pro-Cam, Westfeld, Blue Nurses, Leukaemia Foundation, Birch Carroll and Coyle.
  • 2007 Feature Presenter: Upper Coomera State College Promotional DVD
  • 2007 Feature Presenter: Aviation High Promotional DVD (QLD Gmnt)
  • 2005 – 2006 Feature Presenter: Live Kids’ touring show ‘Toothfairies on Tour’
  • 2002 – 2007 Assistant and Head Acting Teacher for Australian Acting Academy Regular classes for juniors, teens and adults & specialist workshops in improvisation, acting for screen & stage, voice, mask, movement & leadership
  • 2005 Lead role in ‘Get Connected’ Cinema Ad by CCC Westside Balmoral/Hawthorne Cinemas for Summer 2005/2006
  • 2002 - 2006 Various stage shows, short flms, training at Australian Acting Academy, NIDA short courses, Actors Centre Australia.
  • 2006 – Present Completing a Bachelor of Mass Communication (Journalism and Public Relations Major) by external study
Katie C lift – MC Testimonials
"On behalf of the Griffith Business School Alumni Network, I would like to thank Katie Clift for undertaking the role of MC at our Annual Dinner and Awards Night, on October 24th 2008. The role of a professional MC in keeping an event flowing is invaluable, Katie's extensive preparation and ndearinge personality ensured that the evening was a great success."
oanneJ Nyland, Alumni Coordinator, Griffith Business School
"We were so lucky to have Katie as our MC at our recent fundraising event at Brisbane City Hall. Not only was she extremely professional and vibrant but she was personable which is exactly what our rganisationo was looking for.
Katie was so generous with her time prior to the event to ensure that she understood exactly what we stood for and what we expected of her on the night. Her sincerity was obvious and she also had some elpfulh advice for us.
Needless to say the night was filled with comments about our gorgeous young MC who was a natural with the crowd. It was such a relief to be able to relax and know that Katie was keeping all attendees ellw informed and enjoying themselves.
Oh,( and she also has me now tuning into 96.5...she is good at her job!)"
honaS Arneil, Secretary of foodwatershelter
"It was absolutely wonderful to have Katie involved as the MC for the launch of the 2008 Queensland Road Safety Awards. Her enthusiasm, professionalism and preparation was ideally suited to our event and all the guests commented on her friendly, personal approach. Katie kept the momentum of the event rolling and encouraged audience participation and support where suitable. Her approach to the event was a wonderful mix of seriousness and fun, all producing a seamless public launch which was overedc by a variety of media outlets."
Clare Murray, Marketing and Events Officer, Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – ueenslandQ
"Not only is Katie a bubbly and entertaining speaker, her warm and friendly nature means that she is at ease not only in front of an audience, but on a personal level as well. She was extremely approachable, and tailored a beautiful message just for the occasion of our 10th birthday celebrations and book aunch."l
Janet Camilleri, Editor of Footprints Magazine

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