A regular in the media, Prue trained as a newspaper journalist and then started her television career as a reporter and newsreader in Townsville, before she went on to host her own live programs. She was headhunted to Channel Nine, Sydney where she was a reporter on news and current affairs programs for several years. She has been a newspaper, radio and magazine reporter and editor and is now a regular commentator on Sunrise, A Current Affair and Today Extra. Every Wednesday you can hear her on 2GB as a proud Deplorable on the Chris Smith program.
She sparred with Stan Zemanek as a panelist on the hit program Beauty and The Beast, and has appeared on Celebrity Come Dine With Me and Celebrity Apprentice, where she raised $50,000 for Victor Chang Cardiac Research. Her biography on Carlotta, called I’m Not That Kind of Girl, was a best-seller and the basis of the ABC television hit series.
Today Prue leads a successful PR and marketing company, Verve Communications, representing big global brands including British Airways, Westfield, Nestle. She has also worked with some of the world’s biggest celebrities including John Wayne, Mohammed Ali and The Pope. She has served on an Advisory Committee for Cancer Australia and is an Ambassador for multiple charities and she has a very personal story to present to us today.