Speakers Profile - Jane Gazzo

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Jane Gazzo is an Australian VJ, DJ and radio broadcaster currently presenting with Foxtel music channel MAX

Jane Gazzo's impressive broadcasting career began at Melbourne radio station 3RRR-FM in her mid teens. She has since gone on to present nationally on Triple J in Australia, London's X- FM, London's Capital FM, and BBC 6 Music in the UK as well as hosting the music television shows Recovery (ABC), Play Loud (BBC), and The Metal Hammer Awards (ITV). Jane also regularly hosted shows for VH2 UK, on the MTV UK network and in February 2006 hosted the first ever Sound and Vision music memorabilia auction event for Cancer Research UK at London's Abbey Road Studio's.

The highlights of her career so far have been numerable. She rates producing Russell Brand's ill fated radio show in London (2002) and sharing a mad week with Courtney Love in an Earls Court flat (2001) with equal measure as well as broadcasting from Buckingham Palace for the Queens Birthday Jubilee.
In June 2009, Jane was voted the 24th Sexiest Woman in the World by Australian FHM Magazine. (She also made the Top 100 list in 2010 and 2011)
In 2011 and 2012 Jane was nominated for an ASTRA Award for Favourite Female TV Personality on subscription television alongside Sarah Murdoch and Charlotte Dawson.
Since joining Foxtel in 2007 she has hosted full time for Channel [V] (2007-2012) , which included reporting from the ARIA Red Carpet, Future Music Festival, Soundwave, Big Day Out, Splendour in the Grass Festival and hosted important music events such as the Australian leg of Live Earth (concerts for climate change) and Sound Relief (for Victorian Bushfires and Queensland Floods).
Jane is also an in-demand MC, hosting various events and awards for clients as diverse as the Hilton Hotel (Hilton Music Rooms), Hair Expo Darling Harbour, Sony Records, AIMIA (Australian Independent Media and Digital Awards), The Australian Music Prize, APRA (Australian Performing Rights Association Awards) and Roadshow Cinema's.
Jane has also had the pleasure of interviewing artists as diverse as Jessie J, Ke$ha, Mark Ronson, The Chemical Brothers, Lily Allen, Dizzee Rascal, David Hasselhoff, Rick Astley, Calvin Harris, 30 Seconds to Mars, Queens of the Stone Age, Marilyn Manson, Placebo, Paramore, Thom Yorke, Sir Elton John, Prodigy, Good Charlotte and Kylie Minogue.

Jane was brought up in Melbourne where she studied Arts, Media and Cinema at La Trobe University. On finishing her degree she joined Britain's Q magazine as a foreign correspondent submitting monthly gossip stories.
She is now a regular DJ on the Sydney club scene and writes her own column 'Off the Record' every fortnight for MX Magazine (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne).