Anton began his broadcasting career at the South African national broadcaster, SABC. He was part of the team that covered South Africa’s historic return to democracy in 1994 and spent seven years as a correspondent for CNN World Report, where he won Best International Report and also won the prestigious Bokmakierie Award for radio current affairs. Before leaving South Africa, Anton presented the SABC’s major evening national news bulletin. Anton has been presenting SBS World News Australia bulletins since 1999 and special SBS news events such as the 2003 nightly Iraq War program, the live studio debate on the Cronulla race riots and recently hosted SBS TV’s Insight programme.
Anton has recently hosted events such as the Unveiling of the Welcome Wall at the National Maritime Museum, the Victorian Premier Gala dinner, the 2009 Annual Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism and Diversity at Work. He has delivered keynotes to media students at the University of New England and at Monash University’s South Africa campus. He is a regular facilitator at the Sydney Writer’s Festival and Adelaide Writer’s Festival and his distinctive voice was used for the hugely successful Salvador Dali Liquid Desire exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Anton is available as an MC, Keynote Speaker and Facilitator. Too see examples of Anton’s work on SBS, tune in to the World News Australia bulletin, weeknights at 6:30PM