Summa Edwards


Media, Lifestyle | Health & Happiness, Lifestyle | Fashion, Hosts/MC's

Summa Edwards, 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.

Working in a designer fashion boutique for several years has added to Summa's vast experience in this field. This has allowed her to deal directly with some of Australia's top fashion designers and as a result her passion for the industry is unsurpassed. Summa also welcomed her first child, Zoe, into the world in 2010 and is currently enjoying life as a mother and the many joys of parenthood. As a former tennis professional she is now coaching people of all ages and abilities.

Summa had a cameo role in the upcoming 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.

Summa's achievements were honored in Crown Content's 'Who's Who in South Australia,' featuring notable South Australians who embody the spirit of the state and have significantly contributed to its growth and development.

CAREER CREDITS

Television

  • Feeling Good, Presenter, Vox Ventures/ Logic Films/Channel 9, Adelaide/Australia
  • McLeod’s Daughters, Extra, Channel 9, Adelaide/Australia
  • What Women Want, Host, Switchflick Productions, Adelaide/Australia
  • AussieLive TV, Presenter, Internet TV, Australia
  • Dismissed, MTV Productions, Los Angeles, California/USA


Film

  • Beautiful, Kojo Group, Australia


Theatre

  • The Importance Of Being Earnest, Miss Gwendolin Fairfax, Adelaide/Australia
  • 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


Commercials

  • 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


Modeling

Print:

  • 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


Runway:

  • Chrissa Laranjeira, Adelaide/Australia. Kaleidoscope Boutique, Atlanta, Georgia/USA


Statistics

  • Date of Birth – 23/3/1979
  • Height – 5’8” 
  • Bust – 37”
  • Waist – 29”
  • Hips – 39”
  • Hair – Dark Brown
  • Eyes – Blue


Profile

  • Academic background in health promotion and business marketing
  • Auburn University, Auburn, AL - Bachelor of Science in Education, August 2002
    • Health Promotion Major
    • Business Marketing Minor
  • Athletic Scholarship, Varsity Women's Tennis Team - Auburn University
  • Assistant to Athletic Academic Counselor – Auburn University
  • Assistant Athletic Director of External Relations Intern – Auburn University
  • Coordinator for Agent Education and Mentor Program – Auburn University
  • Volunteer for Individuals with Disabilities - Auburn University
  • Assistant Producer / Market Research Analyst - Los Angeles
  • Tennis Professional / Event Co-ordinator - Los Angeles
  • Movement Co-ordinator / Fitness Trainer - Wellness SA
  • Fashion Stylist / Sales & Marketing - Denim Iniquity SA
  • Tennis Coach - Private/Group/Clinics SA

 

TESTIMONIALS

Summa Edwards 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