Zan Rowe

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Susanna "Zan" Rowe (born 22 March 1978) is an Australian radio announcer, best known for her work on the nationally broadcast Triple J.


Rowe started out at SRA FM in 1996 (now SYN Radio) on a show called Run with the hunted, before moving to the Monday drive shift on premier community radio station 3RRR 102.7FM presenting Transit Lounge from 2002–2004.

In 2005, she took up a full-time position with Triple J. In 2006/7 she presented the 'Summer Lunch' (weekdays from 10 am – 2 pm). On 29 January 2007 Rowe replaced Mel Bampton on 'Mel in the Morning' (which had replaced 'The Morning Show' in 2004) in the 9 am to midday timeslot.

Rowe also regularly fills in for music director Richard Kingsmill on the new releases show '2017' (named after the current year).

On December 4, 2017, Rowe announced she will be leaving Triple J and joining its sister station, Double J to start a new morning show in 2018.[1]


In 2009, Zan joined music presenter Richard Kingsmill in presenting a special edition of rage, Triple J Hottest 100 of All Time, broadcast over two nights on the weekend of Friday 7 August 2009.[2]

Rowe presents a weekly segment "The Beat" on ABC News Breakfast to discuss music news.

In 2015-2016, Rowe presented "The Critics" for ABC iView, a program on screen culture.

In 2017, Rowe was announced as one of the panelists for ABC TV's new screen review show "Screen Time", hosted by Chris Taylor.


  1. ^ "Zan Rowe is joining Double J in 2018!". Double J. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  2. ^ "rage : guests and specials : archive". ABC. Retrieved 2010-03-12.

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