Charlotte Dawson is a television presenter, columnist, fashion & beauty expert and inspirational speaker.
Charlotte is a judge on the popular series Australia’s Next Top Model on Fox 8, of which the recent Finale show was the highest rating show on subscription TV ever. Charlotte is well equipped for this role having been a successful international model, and worked around the world for a decade before settling in Sydney.
She is currently the face of Fox 8 and contributes as a freelance writer and commentator across all forms of media in Australia and New Zealand and this includes being the host of THE CONTENDER AUSTRALIA – the unscripted drama about the lives, fears and hopes of 14 professional super middleweight boxers as they compete for the chance to forever change their lives and the lives of the people they love.
Her media career began as a television fashion journalist for the Today Show (Nine Network) where she filed fashion and beauty stories in Australia and Internationally for over five years and also made guest appearances on Wide World of Sports, A Current Affair, Looking Good and Nightlife.
Charlotte was the style & celebrity correspondent for Network Tens
E News and hosted her own E News celebrity entertainment segment, What’s Going On? She also appeared as a regular panellist on Beauty and the Beast (Foxtel/Network Ten) and hosted a weekly fashion segment on Good Morning Australia. Charlotte’s editorial positions have included Fashion and Beauty Director of Woman’s Day Magazine and Style Director at New Idea and she has consistently worked as a freelance fashion and beauty journalist.
Charlotte has also worked extensively in New Zealand, as host and producer of the New Zealand version of Getaway, hosting How’s Life?
(a TV panel programme) and penning an advice column in
Woman’s Day NZ. She has also performed on stage in Kevin Jacobsen’s Girls Night Out and the hugely popular Vagina Monologues. Charlotte co-produced a documentary ‘Charlottes Web’ about the search for her birth mother and published her autobiography ‘Charlottes Secrets (Penguin Books) in 2004.