Travels from: Victoria
Categories: MCs & Hosts
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Warm, witty and smart, Libbi Gorr is one of Australia's finest live hosts and broadcasters. Gorr has an exceptional ability to entertain, inspire, challenge and motivate, bringing a unique blend of journalism and humorous observation to all her work.
Libbi is well known and respected for her broadcasting work both in radio and on television nationally. Libbi has recently returned to prime-time television creating insightful, moving reports for the ABC TV flagship current affairs program 7.30. Libbi originally reached icon status for her comedy creation Elle McFeast in the ‘90’s and early 2000’s for the ABC and Network 10.
On ABC Local Radio, Libbi presents programs reflecting current news and social analysis, with an emphasis upon relationships, wellbeing, social change and the complexities of human nature. Her light touch with difficult issues – particularly pertaining to work, family and drive for success – is steeped with heart, humour and insight. Libbi is part of the 774 ABC Melbourne broadcast team.
Politics, Sport, People, Arts, Family Issues, Health Wellness, Business and Leadership are all areas Libbi has immersed herself within. There is a trailblazing angle to Libbi’s work, as she turns her gaze to contemporary issues, with the wisdom someone who has built a career in a public life.
Libbi’s award winning and iconic TV portfolio still lives inside Australian hearts: Live and Sweaty, McFeast, Breasts, Sex Guys and Videotape, My Big Bottom, The Whitlam Dismissal (all ABC), What Women Want (Channel 10) and The IFAwards (SBS).
Libbi graduated from Melbourne University Law School in 1987 and in recent years she has studied fine arts and philosophy. She is currently studying for her Masters in Law at Melbourne University.
Libbi has written two books Mummy Manners (an etiquette guide for managing other children's mothers and assorted Mummy dilemmas) 2011 and the Bedtime Poem for Edible Children, 2012. Gorr is a regular columnist with the food and wine magazine Selector and is a regular guest commentator on programs such as Studio 10 and The Project.
Quick on her feet and thoroughly professional, Libbi fashions her presentation around client needs and culture. There's no doubt that she is a highly popular choice as MC, facilitator and keynote speaker.