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#457 – Richard Wilkins On Fatherhood & Pioneering Television/

#457 – Richard Wilkins On Fatherhood & Pioneering Television/

  • September 16, 2019

Richard Wilkins – Australian entertainment and media great

Richard Wilkins has spent more than three decades at the forefront of Australian media and entertainment. His incredible talent and years of experience has led him to become Australia’s most respected and accomplished TV presenter, radio presenter, and entertainment reporter, interviewing stars from around the world.

Richard pioneered Australian TV, becoming a household name hosting MTV Australia, the Sydney New Year’s Eve telecast for almost 10 years consecutively, The Academy Awards, The Golden Globe Awards, the Today Show and also breaking Australia’s biggest entertainment stories and announcements.

Richard has also been made a Member of the Order of Australia for his significant service to the community and the entertainment industry.

Alongside having an incredible career, Richard is an amazing father and an unbelievably generous person.

On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show we discuss:

– Applying with Russell Crowe to host MTV Australia
– How MTV Australia revolutionised the TV and music industry
– Loving what you do
– Competing for interviews
– Work ethic and being hard on yourself
– Worrying about your appearance on TV
– Being a great parent and chasing your dreams
– Richard’s rules for life
– Where you do your best work
– Wanting to produce a movie
– Pinch yourself moments
– Being prepared for interviews

Richard on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/richardwilkins/

Richard on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RichardWilkins

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