Kylie Speer

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Kylie Speer
Kylie Speer interviewing Robin Thicke in 2013.JPG
Speer interviews Robin Thicke in 2013
Nationality Australian
Alma mater Queensland University of Technology (Bachelor Degree)[1]
Occupation Television Host/Reporter/Model
Years active 2002–present
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Green

Kylie Speer is an Australian television host and music, film and entertainment reporter based in Los Angeles. Speer is currently the U.S. Entertainment Correspondent for the Nine Network's live morning television program Today Extra (2013–present) broadcast nationally in Australia.[2] Speer is also the Los Angeles-based film correspondent for BigPondMovies in Australia (2013–present).[3]

Speer with Leonardo DiCaprio in 2013

Speer has hosted both the BigPondMovies and BigPondMusic channels in Australia (2010 - 2013),[4] as well as "TheFIX" on Ninemsn (2009 - 2012) where she worked as host and reporter on MusicFIX TV,[5] CelebrityFIX TV[6] and the SummerFIX TV series.[7] In 2011, Speer held the role of "Lady Luck" on the Logie Award-winning sports variety television program The Footy Show (NRL),[8] on the Nine Network. In 2011, Speer also worked as a published music journalist[9] for The Sunday Telegraph, Australia's biggest selling newspaper.[10]

In her television and media career to date, Speer has interviewed an extensive list of musicians, actors and celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler and Rob Reiner at the 2013 Wolf of Wall Street premiere in New York,[11] Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro at the 2013 premiere of sports comedy Grudge Match,[12] Brad Pitt at the 2013 premiere of zombie-thriller World War Z,[13] Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum for the 2012 film 21 Jump Street,[14] Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders for the 2012 film Snow White and the Huntsman[15] and musicians and performing artists including Justin Bieber,[16] Lionel Richie,[17] Kesha,[18] Olly Murs,[19] Robin Thicke,[20] Ellie Goulding[21] and Katy Perry.[22]

Speer is the current host of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week TV (2010–present), an annual lifestyle, travel and entertainment series filmed and broadcast on each day of the two-week event on Hamilton Island in far-north Queensland, Australia.[23] In 2011, Speer presented from the red carpet and backstage winner's room at the annual Australian television industry awards, the TV Week Logie Awards,[24] and in 2012, hosted Foxtel's 2012 ASTRA Awards national red carpet broadcast.[25]

In December 2012, Speer MC'd the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Forces Entertainment Tour to the Sinai Desert in Egypt alongside a number of Australian television and music personalities.[26] Speer is also an ongoing Ambassador for World Animal Protection,[27] an international non-profit animal welfare organisation.[28]

Speer reporting from backstage at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2014)
Speer interviewing Brad Pitt at the World War Z premiere (2013)
Speer interviewing J. J. Abrams at the Star Trek Into Darkness premiere (2013)
Speer hosting Audi Hamilton Island Race Week TV (2012)