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Samantha Riches

Presenter, Event Host, MC


Samantha isn’t in businesses to get the job done and get out. She finds pride in being able to build strong relationships through her work with her high level of care and passion influencing each project she is welcomed onto.

• XPO Brands • Westfield Matildas – Australia Women’s Football • Wallaroos – Rugby AU • The Sunday Age • Solution Entertainment • The Age • Tennis Australia • Steinway Galleries Australia • Rombotis Events • Ringside Consulting • Republication Freelance • Promo 7 • Netball Australia • Moro Oil – Miguel Mastre • Milo Australia AFL 2019 • Meridian One • Melbourne Vixens • Melbourne United • Melbourne Storm • Medivision • Medibank • Media Creatures • Max Events • Master Builders Association of Victoria • MILO • KAYO Sports • IRB • Hunt & Brew • HSBC Sydney 7s • Gymnastics Victoria • Great Big Events • Geelong Football Club • Gasmate • Top Dog Entertainment • Fernwood Health Clubs • Fairfax Events • Entertainment by Vin • Emirates • EONSports Radio • Downtown Pressed Juice Co. • Direct Image • Dimattina coffee • DG Global • CrownBet • Channel 7 • Brownes Dairy • Big Review TV • BetEasy • BBE • Australian Grand Prix Corporation • Ahead of the Game • ANZ • AFLW • Creswick Creative • Rapid Tune • ATP • Rutherford Entertainment • Little Dreamers Australia • TEG Live


“I have worked closely with Sam on numerous events in recent years. Sam has the skill and versatility to carry out a wide variety of hosting and presenting roles in a smooth and professional style. She has great energy, warmth and a sense of fun, and is a great team player.”

Nathan Templeton – Channel Seven News & Sports Reporter

“Thank you to you & your MC team who play such a big part in pulling it off, for working the crowd so well & creating such a wonderful atmosphere. In my view this was by far the best MC effort we’ve had. Thank you for bringing your A game to the Dubai 7’s.”

Gary Chapman – President Emirates Group services & Dnata

“Having worked with Sam on and off the field for a number of years, I am always impressed with her energy, enthusiasm and commitment she brings to not only her hosting and MC roles, but also her attitude towards the bigger picture – she’s a lateral thinker, encourages others around her, and approaches challenges with vigour and a positive outlook.  I’d have her as my wing-woman/co-host anytime!”

Brodie Young – TV Presenter

“Samantha brings an amazing energy to Cats home games both in Geelong and Melbourne. She has the adaptability to be able to kick off a Dance Cam on camera or interview Cats players and coaches in tense moments. Samantha has been a fantastic addition to Cats games.”

Carly Flakemore – Geelong Cats Football club

“Sam has provided us with corporate hosting services over several years for our client WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). I can highly recommend Sam’s professional approach and demeanour. She is a pleasure to work with. I have no hesitations in recommending her as we continue to engage her services over the coming years.”

Rohan Herbstreit – Managing Director – Ringside Consulting

Previous Events

Samantha has a wealth of industry experience that has shaped her into the media gun she is today! Don’t just take her word for it, the long list of big names that have had her on board at their successful event says it all.

• Women’s Round Big Bash League • Westfield Matildas V China • Westfield FFA Cup Final • WWE Promotional Tour • WWE Australian Tour • The Age City2Sea Fun Run • State Apprentice Awards • Rugby League World Cup 2017 • Zycus Horizon for Government • Powercor Country Festival • Melbourne Storm Player of the Year Awards – Red Carpet • NRL Premiership Season • Medibank Melbourne Marathon • Australian Open Kids Tennis Day Arena Spectacular • Kayo Sports AFL Season Launch • Hunt & Brew Exhibition & Launch • Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games • Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix • Eat Up Life – Cooking in the Park • Dubai Rugby 7s • Carji Medal – Red Carpet • Brownlow Dinner • Australian Open • Australian Netball League • An evening with… • Ahead of the Game – NRL Panel show • AO Tennis Rally 2019 • ANZ Championship – Netball • AFLW Season 2019 • AFL Premiership Season • ATP Cup 2020 • Sydney Kings 2019/2020 season • Irish Business awards 2019 • September Club Marquee • Sydney Uni Flames 2019/2020 season • Royal Children’s Hospital Pratt’s party for the Kids • Dream Big Gala • Australia V USA Basketball tour 2019 • Private functions – Weddings etc


Samantha in action!
From football to formal and everything in between, you’ll find her in the thick of it, fully prepared and raring to go.

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