Celebrity available for hire, based in Victoria
Ben Hewett kicked off his TV career as the energetic and entertaining Host of Override and The Big Breakfast on the Seven Network in 1999. He then moved from morning Television to afternoons to Host The Big Arvo for four years. Ben says that his favourite part of the show was a segment called 'Celebrity Make Me A Sandwich’ where the celebrity he was interviewing made him a sandwich!
Ben has appeared in numerous guest roles including Saturday Disney, The Know on Music Max, Stand-Up Australia on the comedy Channel and Celebrity programs such as The Weakest Link and Joker Poker.
Comedy has always been a passion of Ben’s and he turned to Stand-Up and has worked in numerous venues around the country over the past few years.
He thrives on live stage settings and has performed and produced comedy segments and hosting spots for Crusty Demons of Dirt tours for the past two years. In September 2008 Ben was down to the top 12 finalist for Comedy Gold 2008 on the comedy channel.
On the corporate front Ben has hosted in-house videos, reported for Music Festivals, MC’d sporting events such as Game Day for the South Sydney Rabbitohs and fronted events for Toyota, Coca-Cola, National Trust, Queensland Police and Guiness - just to name a few.
Ben has a Bachelor of Arts in Media, Journalism and Creative Writing from QUT where he also studied Drama. A creative talent, Ben has written and produced a pilot and taken on roles in numerous programs in development.