master of ceremonies

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Synonyms for master of ceremonies

a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

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We even encounter the creepy, white-faced master of ceremonies who has become de rigueur in everything tanztheatralisch.
Andrea Martin, Emmy([R]) and Tony([R]) award winner, was master of ceremonies.
Jim Watkins, co-anchor of The WB11 News of Ten, served as Master of Ceremonies for the event, which was held at the Brand Hyatt New York.
News anchor Christine Devine of KTTV (Channel 11) served as master of ceremonies and former talk show host Rolonda Watts delivered the keynote address.
Two special ticketed events that will take place at The Hudson Theatre in The Millennium Broadway Hotel include The Great Brunch, featuring five best-selling writers: Mary Higgins Clark, Sebastian Junger, Alice McDermott, Anna Quindlen and Tavis Smiley along with the master of ceremonies, New York Times contributor Robert Lipsyte; and The Great Tea, featuring a discussion with four of the most well-known mystery writers in America: Tess Gerritsen, Walter Mosley, Nora Roberts/J.
Law & Order: SVU's Richard Belzer was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening, with Law & Order: Trial by Jury's Amy Carlson and Essence Magazine editor-at-large Diane Weathers presenting Kelly and Douglas with their awards, respectively.
Christine Devine, news anchor for KTTV (Channel 11), served as master of ceremonies at the luncheon, and former talk show host Rolanda Watts delivered the keynote address.
Robin Leach will serve as master of ceremonies for the event, which will take place Wednesday, Nov.
ABC News and 20/20 correspondent John Stossel will serve as master of ceremonies for the benefit, which is expected to raise over $2 million, the most in the gala's 11-year history.
Double Olympic gold medalist and 1987 Hall of Fame inductee Peter Vidmar will be master of ceremonies during a luncheon at 11:45 a.
Jack Warkenthien, host of the Saturday morning talk show, "The Next Step with Jack Warkenthien" on Biz Radio 1320-AM, has been selected as master of ceremonies for the event.
Master of ceremonies will be radio personality Kacey Morabito of WHUD radio.
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