Dom Alessio

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Dom Alessio
Born (1983-06-22) 22 June 1983 (age 37)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
OccupationRadio presenter
Known forTriple J

Dom Alessio is an Australian radio personality, music journalist and blogger. He is best known as the host of the Australian music show on Triple J radio, Home & Hosed

Early career[edit]

Alessio started as a freelance music journalist in 2005, writing for Hotpress Magazine.[1] He co-founded the Australian music blog Who The Bloody Hell Are They? in 2006,[2] which was one of the first Australian music blogs.[3] In 2007, he became the Arts and Assistant Editor for Sydney street press magazine The Brag. He also wrote for publications such as The Sun-Herald, Mess and Noise, Cyclic Defrost, Faster Louder and Groupie Magazine.[4]

In 2008, Alessio started at FBi Radio in Sydney as one of the hosts of "The Bridge", which is the station's show dedicated to Sydney music.

Triple J[edit]

In 2009 Alessio began hosting the Australian music show on Triple J, Home & Hosed. He hosted the show on Monday and Wednesday nights, while Steph Hughes hosted the show on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The show has been recognised by the Australian media as influential in discovering new Australian artists.[5] Previous hosts of the show include Robbie Buck, Caroline Tran and Richard Kingsmill, the latter hosting the show when it was called The Australian Music Show.[6]

Following Hughes' departure at the end of 2010, Alessio became the sole host of Home & Hosed. That same year he was listed as one of the Australian music industry's most influential people under 30.[7]

Other appearances[edit]

Alessio has appeared as a guest on BBC Radio 6 Music,[8] 702 ABC Sydney, East Village Radio,[9] Kiwi FM, Beats 1,[10] and triple j Unearthed digital radio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Sarah (16 November 2011). "So you want to work in the music biz?". Faster Louder. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  2. ^ Tan, Melissa (11 December 2012). "PEG #5: Who The Hell Edition". Who The Bloody Hell Are They?. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  3. ^ "About". Who The Bloody Hell Are They. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  4. ^ Campbell, Mel (19 February 2009). "New Blood For triple j's Home & Hosed". The Enthusiast. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Home & Hosed: on your radio and online". Faster Louder. Archived from the original on 19 February 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Richard Kingsmill". The Australian. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  7. ^ Eliezer, Christie (7 June 2010). "The Music Network's Top 30 Under 30". The Music Network. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  8. ^ Garvan, Sinead (17 November 2010). "Award Show Disaster". BBC Radio 6 Music. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Listen to triple j's Dom Alessio Host Authentic Shit". East Village Radio. 27 April 2012. Archived from the original on 21 January 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  10. ^ "triple j is the Beats 1 Takeover resident for Ausmusic Month". triple j. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.

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