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MC - Kim Millar

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Kim Millar is the weekday News Anchor for 7 News Tasmania, the state’s most watched television news bulletin. She is also a communications specialist based in Launceston, Tasmania and a former news journalist, presenter and senior producer with Southern Cross Television.- With more than 20 years’ experience as journalist, Kim played a key role in covering local news events and therefore has a strong understanding of regional issues.- Between 2001-2011, Kim Millar was the weekend news reader for Southern Cross Television. Kim is often called upon to host large public events as an MC and was the facilitator for the Federal Government’s Climate Commission public forums. She has also hosted Launceston Carols by Candlelight-  and Festivale and her other television commitments- have included- anchoring the Launceston and Hobart Cups for TasRacing and presenting nightly segments on Southern Cross for Variety Tasmania’s major fundraiser Tasbash. For the past decade Kim has provided media training to clients including the Tasmanian Institute of Sport and NRM North. Training covers such topics as dealing with the media, interview skills, crisis management, media strategies and media release preparation. Kim conducts presentation and public speaking training for business executives, journalists, sports leaders and other public figures. Speaking in public can be an overwhelming experience for even the most successful business or community leader and Kim focusses on providing vocal coaching, relaxation and script content advice and support. Kim’s skills as a writer have been utilised by various clients including the Australian Maritime College, Rio Tinto Corporate Brisbane, Rio Tinto (Pacific Aluminium) Bell Bay, and Tasmanian small business to produce annual reports, sustainability reports, media articles and media releases, web content, speech writing, grant and award applications and generic corporate communication. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Journalism and Politics) from Deakin University. Kim is a yoga teacher and board director for Self Help Workplace – a not for profit employer of people with disabilities.