'Mikey’s wit, timing and professionalism are fantastic!' - Daniel Antman, Standard & Poor’s
Starting out in cabaret as part of Newcastle’s Castanet Club, Mikey Robins made the transition to radio and television to become one of Australia’s best-loved, intelligent and in-demand entertainers on the strength of his clever observations, quick one-liners and brilliant, biting banter.
Mikey spent seven years behind the microphone as the host of Triple J’s national breakfast show before becoming a team leader and audience favourite on high rating Good News Week and its various franchises.
On radio, Mikey’s also worked for Triple M and Vega, while his other television appearances include The Jesters, You Have Been Watching and regular guest spots on Sunrise, Spicks and Specks and The Fat.
ABCTV featured Mikey in an episode of Australian Story, it went on to become one the highest rating episodes of this high quality program. The episode dealt with Mikey’s health and weight loss issues in a frank and very personal account. You can view the full episode HERE.
Mikey’s also devised and hosted a series of documentaries about Australians and their favourite pubs for Channel 10 – leading to episodes being filmed overseas – and fronted shows for the Foxtel network, including Campaign and Hollywood Head To Head.
Mikey’s co-authored the books Three Beers and a Chinese Meal (with Helen Razor) and Big Man’s World (with Tony Squires and The Sandman) and written columns for The Daily Telegraph, GQ and Men’s Style.
Mikey has recently added stand up comedy to his long list of achievements and has performed at the Melbourne and Sydney Comedy festivals. In 2011, Mikey went to Afghanistan to entertain the troops, he wrote a moving account of this experience for Men’s Style Magazine.
Mikey Robins is an expert facilitator who has extensive experience in the corporate and the public sectors. He is well known for his ability to coordinate workshops, strategic planning sessions and team-building events. Mikey is a comedian and television host who also has an academic background. He is able to understand and present to diverse teams.
'A wit and raconteur wrapped in a very likeable bloke.' - Sydney Morning Herald
In 2013 Mikey was given the honour of being chosen to perform Master of Ceremonies duties for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet’s public talk at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. The day-long celebration was attended by luminaries such as Cate Blanchett and has been a highpoint in both Mikey’s personal life and career.
Mikey comes to his own on the live stage, where he is able to bring an audience to its feet, its senses, and its knees – comedically speaking, of course – whether serving as an MC, public speaker, debater or comic.