Glen Innes Examiner Manager Richard Quinn has secured media personality Kylie Gillies as the special guest co emcee for this year’s business awards.
The awards will be held on Friday September 2 at the Glen Innes and District Services Club.
Kylie Gillies co-hosts the Channel Seven program The Morning Show, alongside Larry Emdur.
She has been with Channel Seven since 1995 and has worked across News, Sunrise, Weekend Sunrise, Sportswatch and Sportsworld. Most recently she was sports presenter and fill in host on Weekend Sunrise.
During her 12 years with the Seven Network Kylie has covered many major sporting events, including the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Sydney and Athens, the Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Salt Lake City and Torino and the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.
Each year she is involved in covering the Australian Tennis Open and the Melbourne Cup Carnival and has worked on the Golden Slipper Carnival and the Spring Racing Carnival.
Prior to Seven, Kylie worked as a reporter, producer and newsreader for Prime Television in Tamworth. Kylie became the face of northern New South Wales during her 10 year association with Prime.
Stepping out from behind the news desk, Kylie was a contestant on series nine of Channel Seven’s Dancing with the Stars. She is married to media executive Tony and has two sons, Gus and Archie.
“Kylie is a well-respected media personality and host, I am sure she will be received warmly by the Glen Innes business community,” Examiner manager Richard Quinn said.
“On behalf of the Examiner team I encourage the community to nominate a worthy business or employee for an award.”
Look for the nomination entry form in each edition of the Examiner prior to the July 15 closing date of the nomination stage.
Tickets to the awards night will go on sale shortly, watch further editions of the Examiner for details.
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