I’m sitting here, 2 glasses of red wine in my belly to soothe my nerves.
I apologise for the spelling and grammar, as you all know it’s not my strong point, especially after a couple of wines.
Tomorrow is my first day at KIIS and I feel like it’s my first day of school. I’m nervous and excited.
The last 6 months were tough. I’ve been through some hurdles in the past that were much more traumatic than the past six months but that doesn’t take away from the challenge the last 6 months held.
Moving back from NZ to Sydney was challenging for me. Just as moving to NZ was. Lets just say the last 12 months were full of dramatic highs and lows. One of my highs was moving to NZ and being lucky enough to have a dream job lined up. It was a travel/cooking show called, “The Great Food Race” and it was epic, both to film and to watch. After the show wrapped I was offered a guest spot on ZM radio, one thing led to another and I was offered a full time job on drive (3pm-7pm) with 2 absolute legends who taught me so much and supported me through the unknown world of radio. I fell in love. I was obsessed with radio. I loved that it was off the cuff, that you had to think on your feet and you could be pretty honest and more yourself. I had a place to air and share my thoughts.
Growing up, I always thought I would be an actor, but after studying for 3 years and not landing an acting job I thought it was time to look at other options. Thankfully, I had on-going work as a TV presenter, which I also love. But radio felt really natural for me. I knew I had found my calling in Radio. But little did I know it was going to be short lived (well this time round anyway).Continue Reading