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Anjali Rao

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IMC (Independent Management Company)


Gender: Female
Base Location: Melbourne
Skills: Presenter




CO World Tour On Stage Interviewer IBM International
CO On Stage Interviewer Prudential Insurance
CO MC/Stage Interview
CO MC National Travel Industry
CO MC and Moderator Managers Summit
CO MC and Facilitation


R Guest Host
CO MC Business Chicks
CO MC Business Chicks
CO MC Business Chicks
CO MC Business chicks
CO MC and Moderator
CO Gala Dinner Awards MC
CO MC and Panel Moderator
CO 3 Day Conference MC & Gala Dinner Awards MC
P Host Channel 10
P Stand In Host Channel 10
P Stand In Host-Multiple Episodes


CO Conference and Gala Dinner MC
CO MC and Panel Moderator
CO Moderator and Gala Awards MC


CO 3 Day Conference MC
CO 3 Day Conference and Gala Dinner MC


CO Event Moderator


CO Gala Dinner MC


CO Gala Dinner MC


CO Panel Moderator and MC

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Recognizable to Australian TV audiences recently as a regular guest panelist on Network Ten's The Project as well as stepping into the main hosting role on morning TV's Studio 10 in 2016.

Anjali Rao is an internationally renowned news anchor, TV presenter & journalist. She presented CNN Asia's morning HKT edition of World Report, She also fronted CNN's flagship chat show TalkAsia, where her honest, yet relaxed interview style has made for many revealing conversations with some of the world's highest profile personalities including Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama, A. R. Rahman, Rihanna, Kevin Spacey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kobe Bryant, Roger Federer and Karl Lagerfeld - among countless others.

Anjali has also covered numerous breaking news events, such as the 9/11 attacks, the
 2004 Asian tsunami, the death of Pope John Paul II, the 7/7 bombings in London, the 2008 siege of Mumbai, and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. 

Prior to joining CNN, Rao worked as a producer and reporter at Hong Kong's Wharf Cable Television and at Channel 7 in Melbourne, Australia. She went on to present and report at Star TV where she won the top prize at the Amnesty International Human Rights Press Awards. In 2009, she was named Best Current Affairs Presenter at the Asian Television Awards. Anjali is best known in the UK as a former presenter for Sky News and Channel 5 news.

Born to an Indian father and Australian mother, Anjali was raised in Hong Kong, and educated in the United Kingdom. She is now based in Melbourne, Australia. Locally, she has appeared as a guest panellist and stand in host on The Project and Studio 10 also as guest host on Sydney's 2UE and Triple M Melbourne radio stations.

Languages: French, German

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