As a dynamic and experienced host, speaker and actor Marc Checkley brings energy, editorial nouse and humour to his work, be it on screen, at LIVE events, or corporate gigs. His high profile clients include World Gourmet Summit, Reed Midem, Jim Henson Foundation, Diageo, Krug, Dom Perignon, The National Book Council, Asian Television Forum, Sunny Side of the Doc and NZ Chamber of Commerce.
He is also an experienced character/narrative voice-artist and radio presenter. Previous projects/clients include OCBC Bank Singapore, Newstalk ZB Radio, Student Job Search New Zealand, ZooMoo International, Disney Asia and voicing multiple ‘bad guys’ in Season 1 and 2 of animated kids action series The Titans.
Along with his industry work, Marc is passionate about education. He has spoken at secondary schools and tertiary institutes on topics ranging from communication skills, to script writing, television development and journalism.
Marc is a certified wanderlust, foodie and a WSET qualified wine professional. He embarks on regular culinary adventures and has hosted a number of popular gourmand events. As a food/travel writer, Marc’s articles and photographs have appeared in the South China Morning Post, Timeout, The Straits Times, Sunday Star Times, The China Daily and Travel Inc., to name a few.
Clients include Dom Perignon, World Gourmet Summit, Asian TV Forum, Jim Henson Foundation, New Zealand High Commission/Chamber of Commerce, Fox International Channels, Asian Festival of Children’s Content, TISCH NYU Asia, IMDA, Le Vigne Wines, various educational institutions
MARC CHECKLEY: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Clients include: Asian TV Forum, National Book Council, Auckland University of TechnologyTopics: television production/development, kids TV, arts/media education, New Zealand or Singapore/South East Asia business and entrepreneurs, storytelling, risk and passion
MARC CHECKLEY: CONFERENCE FACILITATOR
Clients include: Asian TV Forum, Superpitch, Asian Festival of Children’s Content, Singapore International Film Festival, New Zealand High Commission, Auckland University of Technology, Beach House PicturesExperience: editorial planning, organisation, hosting talent/guests, MC, moderating
MARC CHECKLEY: AFTER DINNER SPEAKER
Clients include: New Zealand Chamber of Commerce, World Gourmet Summit, Le Vigne Wines, BCM Korea, Student Job Search, TV Asia
MARC CHECKLEY: AWARD HOST
Clients include: Asian Television Awards, World Gourmet Summit, Fox International Channels, Singapore Polytechnic