Stephen William Vizard (born 6 March 1956 in Richmond, Victoria) is a Gold Logie award winning Australian media personality, lawyer, comedian, producer, broadcaster and writer. Most recently he has been a regular a panelist on Network Ten's The Project and a radio broadcaster on Austereo, the Macquarie Network and Melbourne's 3AW.
Vizard studied Law and Philosophy at the University of Melbourne; he practiced as a lawyer and was a partner in a City Law firm; he has written for and produced various Logie and AFI award winning television show - from Fast Forward to Kangaroo Palace; he has hosted his own 5 night a week national Tonight Show, Tonight Live With Steve Vizard for which he was three times nominated for and won a Gold Logie in 1991; he has interviewed over two thousand major names, from Audrey Hepburn, Oliver Stone, Mel Gibson, Robin Williams, Sir Bob Geldof, Peter Allen, Patrick Swayze, Bob Hope, Sir Peter Ustinov, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Parkinson, Spike Milligan, Edward de Bono, Robert Ludlum, Sir Harry Secombe, and Prime Ministers and politicians; he founded one of Australia’s largest independent Production houses, Artist Services, which was subsequently sold to Granada; he has been the President of the National Gallery of Victoria and the Chairman of the Victorian Major Events Company, securing events such as the World Cycling Championships and the World Gymnastics Championships; he has appeared on the cover of Time and Rolling Stone; he was an elected representative to the 1998 Constitutional Convention; he was Father of the Year in 2001; he was embroiled in three highly publicised legal proceedings, involving the theft of moneys by his former accountant from the Vizard Companies, and Vizard's civil penalty in 2005 for breaching directors duties; he has broadcast on the Austereo, Fairfax and Macquarie Radio Networks and in 2011 was nominated for best Talkback Presenter in Australia; he was Chairman of the World Swimming Championships; and he has written several books ranging on topics ranging from humour to Australia's population policy.
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