Live Emcee Host In-Person
Amy McWhirter is the soulful communicator, emcee and moderator who ties everything together, driving messages and business outcomes. As Content Catalyst and Engagement Instigator, she energizes and inspires audiences to connect to the heart of messaging at live in-person conferences, galas, summits and meetings.
Her rich background in communication as moderator, in-person MC, virtual emcee, corporate presenter, hybrid event host, on-camera & TV host, video producer and scriptwriter creates the perfect blend of skills for Amy to holistically integrate messaging, focusing on key takeaways and elevating the audience’s experience.
Facilitating with passion and compassion, she moderates panels and discussions with warmth and depth, creates excitement, gracefully improvises with humor, and weaves in themes and takeaways for each session, speaker, award and event.
Amy’s sharp and a super quick study with a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology pre-med with Honors from University of Michigan.
Industry specialties include technology, healthcare, manufacturing, finance and defense, and her clientele spans large corporations like Honeywell, Salesforce, BMC, Leidos, Infosys, Veeam, Milestone Systems, award galas by Fierce Marketing and Executive Platforms, associations such as Credit Union Executives Society and IKAA, and household names including Maytag, Cadillac, Samsung, Cardinal Health.
“Brilliant MC, Charismatic, Dynamic, a Delight to Watch, a Breath of Fresh Air”. Awards event clients have described Amy in these words, adding that she was key to the success of their events and award galas.
Amy brings high energy, and creates a feeling of community and excitement at celebrations and award events.
Panel Moderator and Interviewer
Whether moderating panels on technology, healthcare, education, law or any sector, Amy facilitates with warmth and depth, integrating panelists’ comments into key takeaways and smart summaries for audience members.
Amy’s rich experience as a broadcast and TV host, interviewer, video producer, scriptwriter and moderator creates the perfect blend to holistically integrate messaging and put interviewees like Bear Grylls, industry experts and C-level executives at ease.
Virtual Emcee, Host, Moderator
Virtual emcee and host Amy McWhirter brings soul and a deeply human connection to events and screen. With warm authenticity, Amy connects audiences to the heart of messaging and amplifies engagement at virtual events.
Renowned for her warmly energetic approach that inspires audiences of all sizes to connect, engage and act, Amy’s super comfortable and natural on-camera, having worked for years as a TV and on-camera host. Amy is expert at interviewing people and making them feel at ease. She hosted the PBS TV series Built to Last: The Green Home.
Streaming live from her in-home studio with pro lighting and audio, a 4k DSLR camera, hi- speed ethernet, TelePrompter, large monitor, clean backgrounds and optional green screen, Amy is fully equipped. She can also travel to your studio or stage for filming and broadcasting virtual events, meetings and conferences.
Pre-recorded content filmed in 4k with a Canon c300 is available, and clients can join the recording, then receive all project files digitally. Full video production, including multiple 4k cameras, graphics, animation, and editing in Adobe Premiere is available through husband Rich’s video production company.
Amy has been engaging audiences for years as a virtual event emcee and hybrid event emcee for internal and external conferences, sales meetings and training for clients including Salesforce, Samsung, Whirlpool Corporation, BMC, Infosys, Argenx, Zinnov, Credit Union Executives Society, American College of Prosthodontists, Honeywell.
Hybrid Event Host
Hosting live in-person events while simultaneously live streaming to global virtual audiences requires a special blend of skills to draw in all attendees. In addition to engaging attendees in the room, the emcee must know where the cameras are at all times and when to give the virtual audience direct eye contact for maximum impact.
Amy has the perfect blend of broadcast and live in-person emcee experience to connect with both types of audiences. She’s been live streaming to virtual audiences while hosting in-person since 2018. What a blessing that experience has been in this new hybrid event world! Production crews appreciate her on-camera and stage experience, making their jobs easier to get the perfect shots to stream to stage screens, as well as to the virtual attendees. Audiences feel the warmth, confidence, and comfort of an experienced host who makes them feel welcome and engaged.