Writing on her page since mid 2015, Annie quickly gained a loyal fan base of readers that appreciated humour, honesty, and not conforming to the norm. Her social media platforms now have over 100k followers collectively and her content offers a different look and perspective than most mainstream influencers.
Annie is a Professional Certified Pet Groomer and owns her own business, Uncanny Animals, which has several branches - animal care, retail and e-commerce. With her expertise she does creative, competitive styling, manufactures her own products and her business's online presence is rapidly growing since launching in 2020.
Annie has topped the iTunes charts and sold out live shows, including at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, with her hit podcast We Want To Be Better. She frequents radio and TV programs in Australia and Internationally.
Her distinctive social commentary, writing and public speaking ability, combined with her unique opinions have been sought after by various reputable news and entertainment outlets. She has an “uncanny” knack of being able to discuss serious issues, and then uplift people and make them laugh.
Annie is unashamedly herself and has had many unique life experiences (all great for podcast content!) which makes Annie often stand out from the crowd. She has had posts go internationally viral with Perez Hilton blogging about her. She got got opinions bubbling wore a suit to the AFL 2016 Brownlow. Paris Hilton even said that "Annie is Iconic."
As bizarre assume of Annie's life experiences can be, Annie prides herself on being a people person and is always searching for connection and relatability to others.
One of Annie’s greatest appeals to the people that follow her is that she is outspoken, but also tries to “walk the talk.” She's passionate to use her platform to highlight the issues including (but not limited to) the experience of premature birth and twins, Aboriginal Rights, Gender Equality, LGBTQI+ Rights, Environmentalism, Animal Rights,and life following the passing of a loved one.
Annie is the co-host of the podcast We Want To Be Betterwhich debuted at #1 in the Australian iTunes charts for Comedy and the "All Podcasts" category, within the first week of going live!
It quickly amassed a strong fan base and was picked up by Nova Entertainment. You can find We Want To Be Better in all the usual podcast ways.Annie has also been a guest on other podcast shows including “The Outer Sanctum Podcast” on the ABC Network, and guest spotted as co-host on “ThisGlorious Mess” on the MamaMia Network.
For more information on Podcasting check out annieandbianka.com.au
Annie along with Bianka started touring their podcast within the first year of launching We Want To Be Better. They've sold out shows at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Melbourne Fringe Festival. Recently they started have begun to take the show interstate. To find out where they're be next, click here.
Annie has one of the highest engagement rates per follower of any influencer in Australia and a knack of going internationally viral. She has active Instagram and Facebook pages that are her main source of contact with “followers.” Brands that work with Annie are often thrilled with campaign success, and Annie is well regarded in the industry of influencers for being professional and friendly.
Annie is open minded and approachable, so feel free to contact Annie to discuss working together or receiving a media kit/rates.
Please take note that Annie will only promote products that she would use/that she believes in, and products must be vegan and cruelty free.
Advance Radio Training at The Radio Training Institute in Melbourne. She was part of the Breakfast Show for the pop-up radio station RTI FM. She is ambitious to follow a career in radio.
Annie has also been sought after for interviews on radio stations such as Triple J, 774 ABC, ABC Radio National, Melbourne’s KIIS FM and BBC Radio.
Annie regularly talks on JOY 94.9 (JOY FM), Melbourne’s LGBTQIA+ Radio Station. Her favourite shows being Chicks Talking Footy and as an ally on Trans POV with her good friend and well known trans activist, Michelle Sheppard.
Annie is signed on with Jacinta Dimase Literary Agency .
Annie’s distinctive writing ability, combined with her unique opinion has been sought after by various news and entertainment outlets.
Annie has appeared numerous times on television. She’s been on programs such as Postcards, Sunrise on Channel 7, the AFL broadcast on Channel 7, the Los Angeles based program The Boris and Nicole show (via Skype) and The Morning Show (which you should definitely check out if you want to see how easily a segment can be derailed by children!)
Annie was also a consultant to the writers and cast on the first series of the hit show Playing For Keeps.
Identifying as bi-sexual and growing up in a rural town, Annie knew more need to be done for the LGBTQI+ rural community and their mental health. Annie teamed up with the organisation Gay? That’s OK! to create a Football Pride game in her old home town of Hamilton, to address the issues facing the local LGBTQI+. Two of the strongest VFL Women’s teams (Melbourne University and Darebin Falcons) played on the day. The day was a huge success and only a few weeks later, Trans teen, Mei Flavel, credited the day as being one of the reasons she was able to “come out” and live her life authentically.Annie was also invited by Australian Marriage Equality to attend their Melbourne press conferences to encourage Australians to “vote yes.”
Annie was also the 2017 Pram Jam Ambassador, an organisation created to raise awareness and funds for research into helping babies born premature, and preventing stillbirth. Annie and her prematurely born twins (aged 4 at the time), rode their bikes the distance between their home and the hospital (28km) for the organisation. The campaign was a huge success raising over $100, 000, and Annie and her daughters raised nearly $10,000.
Annie frequently posts on social media about societal issues, cause and the things she cares about. This is at the very core of the work she does. Currently Annie is particularly passionate about the success of the AFLW (the new Australian Women’s Football League), animal welfare (veganism, personally fostering animals), closing offshore refugee processing, and being a good ally to the Aboriginal community.
Annie is a confident public speaker and has hosted, and been a panellist at many events. She has worked corporately at business functions, all the way to talking empowerment at high schools.
Annie has hosted many events. Most recently she hosted the Melbourne TimeOut Bar Awards along side Podcast Co-Host, Bianka. If you would like Annie to host your event drop her a line