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Testimonials for Jessica Rowe
"Jessica is the consummate professional. Engaging, polite, professional and bursting with energy."
Luke Dunkerley, Woolworths
"She's honest. She's disorganised. And she's got a heart of gold."
"It was refreshing to meet Jessica and we were all incredibly taken by her down to earth, fun and vibrant attitude. Jessica was not only punctual and professional, but she was so incredibly gracious in accommodating the requests of our guests (including the stampede of selfies)! Jessica went above and beyond yesterday, and all I know is that she has set the bar very high for any events HDI-Gerling host in the near future!"
Dimitra Thanos, HDI-Gerling Industrial Insurance Company
"Jessica was very well received by the audience of some 400 rural and regional women. She addressed the audience with honesty and compassion and a real understanding of their many faceted roles as women in current times. Her humour and warm heartedness enhanced her address and left women with a feeling of being uplifted and appreciated."
Lynn Rogers, Parkes Rural Women's Gathering
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
Jessica Rowe's Biography
Jessica is co-host on Network Ten’s new morning chat show, Studio 10, alongside Ita Buttrose, Sarah Harris and Joe Hildebrand. This marks Jessica return to Network Ten after eight years, where she was the news presenter on First At Five for ten years.
Prior to returning to Network Ten, Jessica was news anchor on Weekend Sunrise on the Seven Network and was co-host of The Today Show on the Nine Network.
On Australia Day 2015 Jessica was honoured to receive an Order of Australia for her work in mental health advocacy.
Jessica is also a regular columnist for Fairfax’s Sunday Life magazine and Vogue Australia. She has also put on her dancing shoes as a contestant on Dancing With The Stars in 2007 and has appeared on Can Of Worms.
Jessica began her journalism career in 1993. She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a degree in Communications and has also studied at Sydney University, achieving a Masters of International Studies.
Aside from news and current affairs, Jessica has made an indelible mark on Australian society with her advocacy work for mental health. Let’s go through the list…she is a patron for the Mental Health Council of Australia, Mum4Mum, an ambassador for beyondblue, an ambassador for Camp Kookaburra and Welcome To Australia (an organization assisting refugee families in Australia), a board member of the George Gregan Foundation, a member of the IVF Australia Ethics Committee and is involved with the Exodus Foundation and Community Brave (a campaign supporting bullied youths).
As well as all this, Jessica is a published author. In August 2015 Jessica released her insightful and inspiring memoir Is This My Beautiful Life? (Allen & Unwin). She has also co-authored a book with her mother, Penelope Rowe, titled The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, an account of their family’s experience living with Penelope’s bipolar disorder. Her second book, the best selling Love, Wisdom, Motherhood, reveals the struggles, joys and heartache of motherhood through the account of eleven women.
Jessica is a most engaging and passionate speaker who has always received the most glowing reviews as an MC and keynote speaker.
Speaking Topics Include
Is This My Beautiful Life? An honest, revealing and inspiring health and wellbeing presentation perfect for all women.
Jessica shares insights that go beyond her memoir, Is This My Beautiful Life? (Allen & Unwin). Jessica shares hers and her family's struggles with mental health issues, as well as the highs and lows she's experienced throughout her professional career. For all her accomplishments and success (Jessica was recently honoured with an Order of Australia at the 2015 Australia Day honours for her work in broadcasting and mental health advocacy)
Jessica has had her share of setbacks, many of which of have played out in the public eye. Jessica has finally come to learn that there is no such thing as the perfect mother, the perfect wife or the perfect career woman, and that we simply cannot have - or do - it all. In Is This My Beautiful Life?, Jessica asks her audience to go easy on themselves, to accept life's imperfections and cherish our moments of joy.
Diary of a Crap Housewife
In this fabulous, funny, down-to-earth book published by Allen & Unwin and keynote presentation, Diary of a Crap Housewife, Jess writes honestly about her talent (or lack thereof) for cooking, about what's really important when it comes to mothering and family, and about her many and varied views, musings and common sense advice on other #craphousewife matters.
"My book is all about being gentle on yourself. We put way too much pressure on ourselves to be perfect in all parts of our lives. That’s impossible - and no fun! It’s my rallying cry to women that you are good enough,” said Jess.