Prue started her television career at TNQ 7 Townsville, where she was a news reporter and newsreader. She also hosted her own live daily children’s show and weekly women’s program.
Prue was spotted by Channel Nine Sydney Executive News Director, Gerald Stone and offered a job as a reporter for Nine’s Sydney news She also read daytime news headlines.
Prue was then asked to join Nine’s Melbourne daytime current affairs show, No Man’s Land, where she was one of the all-female reporting team.
She then moved to Channel Nine Perth and four years later, moved to Melbourne as a reporter for Southdown Press magazines. After five years, she was transferred to Sydney to run TV Week as NSW Editor. During this time, she met some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
Prue took over from Stan Zemanek’ radio show on 2UE and is now a regular commentator on Sky News, Ch 9 Weekend Today, Today Extra, A Current Affair and Radio 2GB.
She runs her own communications company, Verve Communications, marketing some of the world’s top brands.
Karen Lawson| CEO & Founder of Xcite Consultancy
Karen is a recognized thought leader on innovation (winner of BRW Top 50 most Innovative Companies) technology and disruption. She is a media commentator (TV, radio, print and digital) and regular speaker within industry and startup conferences. Karen has Seventeen years’ experience in global sales, product development and partnerships. She has worked all sides of the corporate, startup and venturing sectors holding senior positions including the CEO of Slingshot Accelerator and CareerOne. She is Solutions driven and experienced in the creation and development of disruptive and first mover strategy.