Craig Low

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Craig Michael Low
Born (1985-06-08) 8 June 1985 (age 31)
Helensvale, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Website lowielive.com

Craig Low is an Australian comedian, radio and television host, and writer who is known publicly as "Lowie".

Early life[edit]

Low was on born on 8 May 1985 in Helensvale, Queensland. His family grew up in the small community of Helensvale, where he attended Helensvale State Primary School and Helensvale State High School.

Radio[edit]

Low began working at 90.9 SeaFM on the Gold Coast when he was 15 years old yrs old as a junior in audio production and was nominated for his first Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA). He was put on Mid-Dawns (12am-5am) and then shifted to B105 to host Australian Made, a late night syndicated program (now called Australian First[1]) that plays 100 percent Australian content. Within 6 months of moving to Brisbane, Craig was filling in for the Hot30 Countdown over the summer period. He stayed on to host the show for just under 1 year. Ratings success differed from state to state, but it was regularly the number 1 FM show in the 7pm-12am time slot.[2] Many rumors circulated in late 2006 when Craig and Austereo parted ways, but the most commonly held belief focuses on his constant battles with management[3] and the breaking of industry Australian Communications and Media Authority codes[4] involving members of the Jim Rose Circus.[5] Relations were already strained after a live breakfast radio stunt revealed Low in bed with Lisa Origliasso from the band The Veronicas[6]

Low returned to radio in 2009 with a new show Lowie vs America for the Southern Cross Media Network. The show earned him 3 ACRA Nominations in 2010.

In January 2011, the Nova Network signed Low to do the national night show, as a part of the new line up.[7] He later moved back to America to do the Lowie Super Awesome Mega Mega Hollywood Show which was heard nationally around Australia on Sundays live from Los Angeles.

In 2015, Low signed with iHeartRadio for his own syndicated radio show Lowie Live.

Television[edit]

Low has written for several NBC television projects including the clip series The Worst Thing I Ever… for the E! Network. In 2014, Low made his US TV Debut on Fox’s stand up comedy series Laughs.

In 2015, Low was cast as a season regular on MTV2’s Joking Off. Defy Media has also confirmed a development deal with Lowie with a pilot being green lit under the working title Lowie Sucks for release later this year.

Low signed on with FOX8 in Australia to host Road to Rock Star. The series went around Australia as they hunted for Australia music talent to become hopefuls on the American series titles "Rock Star Supernova". The band consisted of Tommy Lee (Mötley Crüe), Gilby Clarke (Guns N' Roses) and Jason Newsted (Metallica).

CD Live, a Saturday night live countdown show hosted by Low and Asha Keurten on FOX8. Due to run for 13 episodes, but was expanded to 22.

Ralph TV, based on the Australia Men's Magazine Ralph and broadcast on the Nine Network Thursday nights during 2008.[8] The TV series was released on DVD along with the magazine.

Stand Up[edit]

Low has also been heavily into stand up comedy since his early 20's, Having started at Brisbanes legendary "Sit-Down Comedy Clubs", Since moving to the US Low has frequented the most famous and well established Stand Up Comedy Clubs including The World Famous Laugh Factory on The Sunset Strip and The Comedy Store.

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