Summa Dawson

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Summa Dawson

Summa Dawson, an Australian national and Adelaide local, has moved back home after a successful 8 years in the USA as a model, actress and tennis professional. Summa’s feet barely touched the ground when she was given the co-hosting role on Channel Nine Adelaide’s “Feeling Good” Program and the offers started coming in for various television commercials, MC and comparing roles.

Summa has had experience in various print, television, commercial and tourism advertising campaigns and also possesses a strong theatre background.

It bears to note that Summa has a wealth of relevant expertise in several occupational fields including health and wellness, advertising and marketing, film and television, high fashion and styling.

Summa had a cameo role in the Australian Film “Beautiful” alongside Deborra-Lee Furness and Aaron Jeffery. She is also an excellent MC and with her background in fashion is a popular choice to host parades. Summa has recently been the MC for The Melbourne Cup Luncheon for Channel 9, The Semaphore Music Festival, The Tour Down Under Gourmet Gala, The Unley Way to Go and Westfield Shopping Centres.



  • Feeling Good Presenter, Channel 9
  • McLeod’s Daughters, Channel 9
  • What Women Want Host, Switchflick Productions
  • Dismissed, MTV Productions, Los Angeles


  • Beautiful, Kojo Group, Australia


  • The Importance Of Being Earnest – Miss Gwendolin Fairfax
  • Theatre Variety, Auburn University, Alabama/USA

MC/ Hosting

  • Liza Emanuele Fashion Parade
  • Westfield Shopping Centre’s
  • Channel 9 Melbourne Cup Function
  • The Tour Town Under Gourmet Gala
  • The Unley Way to Go!
  • Minda Christmas Carols
  • The Semaphore Music Festival


  • South Australian Tourism Commission National TVC, HyperVision, Barossa/Australia
  • Early Settler TVC, National & NZ Press & Brochures, ESR Group, Adelaide/Australia
  • Northern Territory Tourism Commission National TVC, NTTC, NT/Australia
  • South Australian Tourism Commission National TVC, SATC/KWP, KI/Australia
  • Wendy’s National & NZ TVC, Spirit Films, Adelaide/Australia
  • Bank SA TVC Extra, Clemeger, Adelaide/Australia
  • Sheppards (Mazzuchelli) Jewellers Local WA TVC, LA Advertising, Adelaide/Australia
  • Mortein National & NZ TVC, Anifex, Adelaide/Australia
  • Keith Bowden Electrical TVC, P.O.S. & Website, Utel Pty Ltd, Adelaide/Australia
  • Divine Homes National TVC, Press & Brochures, Big Bridge Productions, Adelaide/Australia
  • Coca-Cola Spec TVC, Director: Michael Mihail, Divided Circle Productions, Pacific Palisades/California
  • CE lifts WVC, See It Now, Adelaide/Australia
  • Moving Juice WVC, See It Now, Adelaide/Australia
  • Carl Zeiss Vision Corporate DVD, Wdm, Adelaide/Australia
  • Sofa Shop TVC, Mark Evans , Adelaide/Australia
  • Shop in Gawler TVC, Logic Films, Gawler/Australia
  • Polar Heart Rate Corporate DVD, Logic Films, Adelaide/Australia
  • Sir Eric Neal VO, Logic Films, Adelaide/Australia
  • Adelaide Marble TVC, Myadd, Adelaide/Australia
  • City Holden TVC, FabADS, Adelaide/Australia


  • Prince Athletic Apparel
  • Adidas Athletic Apparel
  • Chrissa Laranjeira Designs/High Fashion Australia
  • SA Tourism Adelaide Hills
  • SA Tourism Kangaroo Island
  • SA Tourism Barossa Valley
  • NT Tourism Australia
  • Divine Homes
  • Keith Bowden
  • Country Bumpkin
  • Early Settler
  • Jooki Australia
  • Sofa Shop


“Summa was the MC for a cooking demonstration and fashion parade at the Unley Gourmet Gala.  Summa is very talented and personable and did a great job of involving the crowd. She was very professional and her style and manner added to the great atmosphere of the gala – I look forward to working with her again in the future.”
Kate Abraham – Keito Events Director