island entertainment presents

MC – Rick Fontyn


Sport is Rick's passion.

Rick has extensive experience in radio and television sports presenting, including being a weekend Sports Presenter on Southern Cross Television.

Rick is a sought after emcee. Some of his current work includes being- the Match Day Host for Hawthorn's Tasmanian AFL games, as well as MC for the North Melbourne Chairman's luncheon with club Chairman James Brayshaw, as well as hosting the members after-match function at Blundstone Arena for all Tasmanian AFL games.

In addition, Rick is a sports commentator, with extensive experience in football, tennis, soccer, athletics and cycling. Founding member of live-stream sports show "Talking Sport Tasmania"; a weekly show promoting local sport, sportspeople and sporting events around Tasmania. Rick has contracts with Tennis Australia and also spent two years working in media for the Australian Winter Olympic Team. He is also the Media Officer for the Australian Winter Olympic Institute as well as Targa Tasmania.

The professionalism, knowledge and experience that Rick provides in all his work, make him an outstanding choice for your next event, whether it be sport, business, conference or a local event.

Rick was brilliant! Exactly what we were after and he was really adaptable on the day to suit the changing audience across the 3 sessions, he totally nailed it 😊 We would definitely use again and would also highly recommend to anyone – big thanks to you (IEnt) for organising.

Megan Ruskin, Senior Account Director, immediate marketing