Simon Barnett MC/Entertainer Profile


Radio Host, Presenter, Speaker, MC

One of the country’s favourite radio and TV personalities, Simon Barnett co-hosts afternoons on Newstalk ZB alongside Phil Gifford. In the past, Simon has been a breakfast host for both More FM and ZM. Simon is renowned for his enthusiastic and positive take on life, as well as his passion for strengthening New Zealand families. His personable character has earned him a spot on The 30 Most-Trusted New Zealanders - three times.

In 2019 Simon received the NZ Radio Award for Outstanding Contribution to Radio. His down-to-earth yet professionally approach to events allows him to put audiences at ease, one of the reasons he’s such a popular MC and speaker. Simon regularly speaks at marriage and parenting events, along with fronting numerous DVDs and ad campaigns concerning the topics. Simon is a joy to work with and would be an asset to your event.






Christchurch, New Zealand


Compere/MC, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host


Adventure, Advertising, Broadcasting, Film & Television, Health & Lifestyle, Interviews, Quiz Shows, Sport, Writing