Julia Hardy

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Julia Hardy
Born February 7,
Harrow, London, England[1]
Occupation Presenter
Years active 2005 - present
Website http://www.juliahardy.co.uk/

Julia Hardy is a British television presenter.


She began her career in 2005 when she was chosen to be a founding presenter of the British television channel Rockworld TV. On Rockworld TV, she co-presented Rockjaw and went on to become a field reporter, covering music events such as Maschinenfest, Download Festival and the Reading and Leeds Festivals.[2]

In 2008, she became a presenter on Current TV show The Countdown, and in 2009 joined Ginx TV as presenter of GameFace[3] and Ginx Files which were shown on Bravo and later Challenge.[2][4][5] Also in 2009, she launched an online television show called AE:On.[6][7]

She also presented GameFace's successor The Blurb for Ginx TV on Challenge in 2011.

In 2015, she started hosting a show on the internet radio station, TotalRock. She was also a presenter for Minecon 2015, the world's biggest minecraft convention.

As well as presenting, she also contributes articles to magazines and newspapers such as GamesMaster, Tuned, Big Cheese and the Sunday Telegraph.[2]

In 2016 and 2017 , she also hosted the SDMNFC VS YA charity football match.

In 2016 she became BBC Radio 1's gaming presenter[8] [9] where she makes a monthly gaming show for BBC iPlayer and features on other radio shows talking about video games. [10]

In 2016 she did a Tedx talk about sexism, misogyny and online trolls. [11]This related to her blog Misogyny Monday. [12]

In 2017 she hosted an AOL original series called Tech Hunters, looking at retro and nostalgic technology [13] [14]


  1. ^ "Live Web TV, Sky Channel 368 - Julia". Rockworld TV. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  2. ^ a b c "Julia Hardy - Jeremy Hicks Associates". Jeremyhicks.com. Archived from the original on February 20, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  3. ^ "Welcome To The GameFace". Gameface.bravo.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2010-02-28. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  4. ^ "Bravo Acquires New Weekly Interactive Gaming Series From Ginx Tv". Pressbox.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  5. ^ "Bravo (UK), Travel Channel (US) Announce Plans for Interactive TV Shows". InteractiveTV Today. 2009-07-29. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  6. ^ "About ::: AE:On ::: There is an alternative". Ae-on.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2010-06-08. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  7. ^ "The AE:On Show...the alternative guide to your free time - Download free podcast episodes by AE:On...There is an alternative on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. Archived from the original on 2012-11-12. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  8. ^ "BBC - Julia Hardy to be host of new Radio 1 monthly gaming show - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-28. 
  9. ^ Ltd, Studio Juice,. "Julia Hardy is managed by Insanity". www.insanitygroup.com. Retrieved 2017-06-28. 
  10. ^ "The Gaming Show - BBC Radio 1". BBC. Retrieved 2017-06-28. 
  11. ^ TEDx Talks (2016-09-07), How Sexism Affects us all | Julia Hardy | TEDxYYC, retrieved 2017-06-28 
  12. ^ "Misogyny Monday". misogynymonday.tumblr.com. Retrieved 2017-06-28. 
  13. ^ "Engadget | Tech Hunters". Engadget. Retrieved 2017-06-28. 
  14. ^ "Presenter, Julia Hardy Talks Engadget UK's "Tech Hunters"". BUILD Series NYC. Retrieved 2017-06-28. 

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