Brendan Jones (radio personality)
Brendan Jones (born 3 April 1968, Sydney) is an Australian radio presenter, and media personality.
Brendan Jones began working in radio on the community radio station 2BCR Bankstown for six months. In 1990 he scored a night job at 6KA Karratha, Western Australia, followed by mornings and afternoons at 2NM Muswellbrook and then afternoons at i98FM Wollongong, both in New South Wales.
His biggest hosting gigs have been late nights on B105 Brisbane, afternoons with 4MMM Brisbane and 2MMM Sydney afternoons where he achieved the highest daytime figure for the station 17.9%, then on mornings and then drive. He also hosted a national countdown show called Planet Rock.
Jones is currently presenting breakfast radio on WSFM 101.7, with Amanda Keller.It became number 1 FM station in 2005 with 8.9% audience share defeating Merrick and Rosso. Jonesy and Amanda are still very competitive having seen off many contenders in their time the show has been the highest it's ever been for any show on WSFM. On his first day at the station he received more than 80 complaints after an ill fated call to the terrorist hotline, it was later proven that Jones had fabricated the call in an "Orwellian" stunt. He has a centre-left political viewpoint. He and Amanda host "My Generation" Which is aired on 97 stations nationally each week. Jonesy and Amanda won best on air team at the 2012 ACRA'S. A first in this category for ARN.
Jones makes a regular appearance on the daytime television chat show"Mornings with Sonia and David" and has hosted Off the Record on the World Movies channel, 'Australia's greatest footy fan" "Do it Green" . He has also appeared on "The Trophy room" "Campaign" "The Today show" "The Morning show" On 7. Joker Poker, "The footy show", "The 7 pm project" and the popular culture show 20 to 1. Jones had a supporting role in the comedy series Swift and Shift Couriers. And featured in the TV Series Houso's as a Journalist a role he played in "Fat Pizza'
Jones also writes a monthly column for Live to Ride magazine.