Laura Csortan

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Laura Csortan
Laura Csortan (6800603059).jpg
Csortan in September 2011
Born (1976-11-09) 9 November 1976 (age 38)
Australia
Occupation Tv Presenter, Model, MC
Years active 2000–present

Laura Csortan (born 9 November 1976) is an Australian model and television presenter. She lives between West Hollywood, California and Sydney, New South Wales.

Miss Universe and Miss World[edit]

She was crowned Miss Australia 1997 and represented her country in Miss Universe 1997 (Miss Congeniality), and Miss World 1997 (top 10 semi-finalist).[1] Laura was the first and only woman to ever be crowned both Miss Universe Australia and Miss World Australia.

Television career[edit]

From October 2000 until November 2008, she was a host of The Great Outdoors on the Seven Network.[1][2] She formerly also co-hosted the Australian version of Wheel Of Fortune, with Larry Emdur. Laura has worked as a presenter on Channel 9′s Holidays for Sale and host of Qantas Destination Guides. Laura lived in America for a year hosting Worlds Best Beaches on the Discovery Channel.

She also hosted Channel 7’s BBC Massive Nature, Racing Today, blooper show Good As Gold and was a panelist on Grand Prix TV. In 2009 Laura was the news reader for Fox Sports News from the National News desk. Laura hosted a Behind the Scenes show for Australia’s Got Talent in 2012.[3]

Since 2012, Laura has been a regular on Channel 7’s The Morning Show where she hosts Travel Segments and weekly Travel Tips. She also regularly appears as a panelist on The Style Squad, The Dilemma and The Jury.

Modelling career[edit]

Winner, Miss Universe Australia, Winner, Miss World Australia, 30 Days of Fashion Ambassador, MAXIM Cover, Inside Sport cover, Good Medicine cover, FHM cover, Fitness First magazine cover, Sunday Style magazine cover, Australian Fashion Awards (runway), The Beast cover and Bendon.

Advertising career[edit]

Laura has appeared in advertising for Qantas Destination Guides,[4] Pantene, Cadillac, Harris Scarfe, Reckitt Benckiser, APT, Trafalgar, Pevonia, Bendon and Dairyvale.

Keynote Speaking Career[edit]

Women of the World for Woman’s Day magazine. Commonwealth bank as a travel expert.

Master of Ceremonies Career[edit]

Laura has performed Internationally as an Master of Ceremonies for the following brands and events: Gday USA for Qantas,[5] Myer fashion launch, Myer Fashions on the field (numerous),[6] Emirates Fashions on the field, Schwarzkopf face of the year, Toyota, Subaru, Mercedes Benz, South Africa tourism, Underdaks hunk of the year search, Master Builders of the year, Wedding awards Bridal show, Ducati events, Good Food expo, Gluten free expo, Business Chicks events,[7] Cleo, Gold ball, Travel and Tourism Awards, South Australian tourism, Australian Tourism Awards, Melbourne Cup events (numerous), Good Friday Appeal, RSPCA ball, Variety Club ball, SunSCHine (Sydney Children's Hospital), Australian Grand Prix, Coca Cola

Charity Affiliations[edit]

Laura has appeared as the face of Ralph Lauren Pink Pony campaign (2 years),[8] RSPCA Set a Sister Free campaign,[9] SunSCHine (Sydney Children's Hospital) Variety Club, Pink Hope (Bright Pink Lipstick Day),[10] Cancer Council's Girls Night In.

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 – 2006 The Great Outdoors Herself Co-Host
2007 BBC Massive Nature Herself Host
2005 – 2006 Wheel Of Fortune Herself Hostess
2007 Good As Gold Herself Blooper Show
2009 Fox Sports News Herself News Anchor
2010 20 to 1 Herself Sporty, Rich & Sexy (#9.4) [11]
2012 Australia's Got Talent Herself Host [3]
2013 Celebrity Splash Herself - Contestant [12]
2010 - 2014+ Sunrise and The Morning Show Herself - Panelist The Style Squad, The Dilemma, The Jury
2012 - 2014+ The Morning Show Herself - Host Travel Segments, Weekly Travel Tips

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