Jase & PJ

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Jase & PJ
Other namesJase & PJ in the Morning
GenreRadio show
Running time180 minutes
Country of originNew Zealand
Language(s)English
Home stationKIIS 101.1 Melbourne
Hosted byJason 'Jase' Hawkins
Polly 'PJ' Harding
Executive producer(s)Alex Perigo
Original release8 January 2018 – present
Audio formatStereo
WebsiteJase & PJ

Jase & PJ is an Australian breakfast radio show hosted by Jason Hawkins and Polly 'PJ' Harding on KIIS 1011 in Melbourne. The show is syndicated in the night-time slot on the KIIS Network following The Kyle and Jackie O Show.[1] A highlights package is broadcast in New Zealand on ZM as a weekend breakfast show.

History[edit]

In October 2017, Australian Radio Network announced that Matt Tilley and Meshel Laurie will leave the station at the end of the year and will be replaced by PJ Harding and Jase Hawkins from ZM in New Zealand.

Polly 'PJ' Harding and Jason 'Jase' Hawkins moved to Melbourne from New Zealand where they have hosted drive on ZM since 2015.[2][3] PJ was called PJ rather than Polly on air because there was already a presenter called Polly on ZM's breakfast show (Polly Gillespie).

Previously, Hawkins has hosted breakfast on B105 in Brisbane, worked with Kyle and Jackie O and hosted the Hot30 Countdown.

In June 2019, Jase & PJ completed a 56 hour on-air marathon and aired from 6am Wednesday 5 June until 2pm Friday 7 June. Previously on ZM they completed a 51, 52 and 53 hour marathon.

As of 2019, Jase & PJ host a weekend breakfast show on New Zealand's ZM, having previously hosted a drive show on the network throughout 2018.[4]

Team members[edit]

Jase and PJ have three content producers, two audio producers and two digital producers.

Jason "Jase" Hawkins
Co-Host, anchor, and panel operator of the show.
Polly "PJ" Harding
Co-Host of the show
Sacha Barbour (Sassy Sach)
Newsreader/fiancé to Shane
Alex Perigo (Producer Alex)
Executive Producer
Rami Mustafa (Producer Salami)
Senior Producer & Guest and Talent Booker
Paris Humphrey (Lil' P) 
Producer
Jaxson McLennan (Veggie Boy)
Audio Producer
Toni Lodge (Tonarotti)
Audio Producer[5]
Cameron D'Antone (Franco)
Video Producer
Jakob Saran (ManBun)
Digital Producer

Past team members[edit]

David Rooney (Deviant Davo)
Junior Producer
Jenna Benson (Je-Neigh)
Digital Producer
Aleah Espanta (The Mute)
Digital Producer
Clare Todhunter [6]
Newsreader
Mike Santos [7]
Audio Producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jase & PJ to go national on the KIIS Network from tonight". Radio Today. 22 January 2018. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  2. ^ "NZ duo Jase Hawkins and PJ Harding heading to Australia, but not to HIT | radioinfo". www.radioinfo.com.au. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Jase & PJ". KIIS 101.1 - A New Station For Melbourne. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  4. ^ Friday; January 2019, 18; NZME, 10:36 am Press Release:. "Jase and PJ Move to Weekends on ZM | Scoop News". www.scoop.co.nz. Retrieved 28 January 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  5. ^ "Jase and PJ's new recruit". RadioToday.
  6. ^ "ARN newsreaders swap places". RadioInfo.
  7. ^ "KIIS 101.1's Mike Santos on the move". RadioToday.

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