Emma Freedman is widely considered one of Australia’s brightest talents. Her media career started in television, working for the Nine Network on programs including TODAY. More recently, she won the 2015 series of Dancing with the Stars, and worked with CNN on their racing coverage. Emma’s working media life has seen her visit over 15 countries while on assignment and interviewing some of the worlds’ biggest names including Academy Award Winner Angelina Jolie and the worlds fastest man, Usain Bolt.
Nowadays, she is a host on Triple M Sydney’s Breakfast Show The Grill Team, and the host of Nine’s Sports Sunday. Emma is also a published author, having released her debut young adult novel Turning Pointes, and an ambassador for Lexus and The Star.
She holds a Bachelor of Communications from RMIT University in Melbourne.
What does the word courageous mean to you?
It’s about tackling challenges and obstacles with energy, spirit and determination, even if you feel that you can’t. It’s a never-give-up attitude, an ability to push through the toughest of times, and a sense of giving the world everything you’ve go