Legendary Media Editor, Businesswoman, Best-selling Author, 2013 Australian of the Year and Committed community & welfare contributor.
Ita Buttrose is a truly exceptional Australian: a legendary media trailblazer, businesswoman, best-selling author, committed community and welfare contributor and 2013 Australian of the Year.
Twice voted Australia’s most admired woman, Ita Buttrose was the youngest ever and an unprecedentedly successful Editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly, the founding editor of Cleo, the first woman to ever edit a major metropolitan newspaper in Australia as Editor-in-Chief of the Sydney Daily & Sunday Telegraphs, and the first woman director of News Limited. Ita currently co-hosts Studio 10 on Network TEN.
An accomplished communicator with a wealth of experience across a broad range of industry sectors, Ita has worked behind the scenes and in the public eye for major corporations, small business, governments and charity. When she speaks she does so with on-the-job knowledge and experience to deliver a speech that informs, entertains and inspires her audience. Her lively wit is a joy and there is never a dull moment at question time. Not surprisingly she is much in-demand as an entertaining speaker, an accomplished facilitator and a superb master of ceremonies.