|Born||Jason Robert Dundas
25 July 1982
Penrith, Sydney, Australia
|Occupation||TV host, Producer|
Jason Dundas (born 25 July 1982), is an Australian-born television presenter, known for his roles as Special Correspondent for CBS’ Entertainment Tonight; host of MTV America’s Beyond Dance; host for VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live; host of Australia’s travel series Getaway; and as a VJ for MTV Australia. Jason is currently based between America and Australia.
Early and personal life
Dundas was born in Penrith, Sydney to Ross Dundas and Diane Dundas. He attended Jamison High School, and later went on to study at the School of Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney where he studied a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication).
Dundas commenced his television career in 2003 after winning a national competition to become an MTV Australia VJ. He hosted the weekly Australian-based chart show Homebuzz, along with the local version of the international flagship request program TRL. During his time at MTV, Dundas interviewed acts such as 50 Cent, Beyoncé, Ozzy Osbourne and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. He also hosted a special version of TRL at MTV London’s Leicester Square studio in 2004.
Dundas hosted MTV News from 2004- 2005. He also hosted other seasonal local programs such as Snow Cave, Full Tank, Beach House, and several surfing specials entitled Back Door To…. which saw him presenting from surfing locations such as Tahiti, Maui, and Jeffreys Bay. He also created and developed an Australian version of MTV Sports. Dundas conducted red carpet interviews at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2004 from Rome. He was also a co-presenter at the Australia Video Music Awards (AVMA’s) in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. While at MTV, Dundas also designed the TRL corporate identity, logo and studio set design, along with various other MTV studio elements.
In 2006, Dundas joined the cast of Australia’s most popular weekly travel program Getaway, which airs on the Nine Network. During his time at Getaway, Dundas presented the program from over forty countries. He also hosted Getaway specials from the Greek Islands, Hawaii and Indonesia. In 2011, he co-hosted a Getaway special for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, from London. In 2012, Dundas produced and hosted a special 'NYC By Air' story.
In October 2011, Dundas was selected to be the pop culture correspondent for VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live. The program is a daily, hour-long entertainment program, which is filmed live from New York’s Times Square. Dundas also appeared in the 2011 film Hardflip, playing the role of Ryder.
In 2012, Dundas continued his work with VH1, co-hosting the VH1 Do Something Awards in LA. He also co-hosted VH1 Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam, VH1 Divas, Big Evening Buzz and he hosted an episode of VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown. He also appeared as a panellist on two episodes of CNN’s Showbiz Tonight.
In August 2012, as part of his appointment as Menswear Ambassador for Australian retailer David Jones, Dundas returned to Australia and hosted a one hour special from David Jones’ 2012 Spring Summer Fashion Launch on Foxtel’s Arena.
He was also in Australia to co-host Channel Nine’s 2012 New Year’s Eve Live telecast.
After hosting over 400 episodes of Big Morning Buzz Live, Dundas embarked on new opportunities in both the United States and Australia.
In 2014, he signed on to host MTV America’s Beyond Dance, a prime time program that challenges dancers in thrilling challenges beyond traditional choreography.
In 2006, Dundas won the FOXTEL Celebrity Poker Tournament. He won $100, 000 and donated $50, 000 to the Starlight Foundation charity. In 2008, Dundas was named Cleo Magazine’s "Bachelor Of The Year". In 2008, Dundas was also named GQ Magazine’s Man Of Style Dundas is a regular DJ. He was the official DJ at the after party of the 2006 MTV Australia Video Music Awards, and he has DJ’d at various parties around Australia. Dundas has also DJ’s at various parties in New York, most notably the Details magazine party at Midnight in Soho in 2012.
|2003||MTV Homebuzz Australia||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2004 - 2006||MTV TRL Australia||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2004 - 2005||MTV News Australia||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2004||MTV Europe Music Awards||Red carpet reporter||MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS|
|2005||MTV Australia Video Music Awards||Co-Presenter||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2005 - 2006||Snow Cave MTV Australia||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2005 - 2006||Beach House MTV Australia||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2005 - 2006||Back Door To…||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2006||Full Tank MTV Australia||Host||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2006||MTV Australia Video Music Awards||Co-Presenter||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2006 - current||Getaway Australia||Presenter||NINE NETWORK|
|2007 - 2009||20 to 1 Australia||Panelist||NINE NETWORK|
|2008||MTV Australia Video Music Awards||Co-Presenter||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2009||MTV Australia Video Music Awards||Co-Presenter||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2009||Logie Awards Australia||Presenter||NINE NETWORK|
|2011 - 2012||VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live USA||Pop-culture correspondent||MTV AUSTRALIA|
|2012||VH1 Do Something Awards USA||Co-host||VH1|
|2012||VH1 Fan Jam USA||Co-Host||VH1|
|2012||VH1 Divas USA||Correspondent||VH1|
|2012||Big Evening Buzz USA||Co-host||VH1|
|2012||VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown USA||Host (One episode, 3 November 2012)||VH1|
|2012||CNN Showbiz Tonight USA||Panelist on 2 episodes||CNN|
|2012||New Year’s Eve 2012 Australia||Co-host||NINE NETWORK|
|2013 - 2014||VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live USA||Co-host||VH1|
|2013||VH1 Best Super Bowl Concert Ever USA||Co-host||VH1|
|2014||The Big Adventure||Host||Seven_Network|
|2014 - 2015||Beyond Dance||Host||MTV|
|2015||Entertainment Tonight||Special Correspondent||CBS|
|2008||Fool's Gold||Frat Boy 1||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2010||Sea Patrol||Jack Fiene||NINE NETWORK|
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