There’s great news for Studio 10 today with both Jessica Rowe and Jonathan Coleman making the Australia Day Honorers List.
Co host of Studio 10 Jessica Rowe has been appointed a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for her significant service to the community as an ambassador, campaigner and advocate for mental health policy reform, and to the broadcast media industry.
Jessica is a long-time advocate for mental health issues. She is patron of the Mental Health Council of Australia, and ambassador for beyondblue and patron of its work on post-natal depression. She is passionate about news and current affairs and began her media career 20 years ago.
Jonathan “Jono” Coleman has also been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the broadcast media industry and to the community.
Jonathan is one of Australia’s most recognised television personalities, radio announcers, writers and comedy performers. He has been a staple of the Australian entertainment industry for almost 40 years.
Network Ten Executive Director of News and Current Affairs, Peter Meakin, said: “It’s a privilege to have two of the hardest working people, both on and off the screen, as part of the Studio 10 team. “Jessica and Jono bring a level of passion to their media work that is beyond exceptional and they are both tireless in their commitment to helping others in need and supporting charitable causes.”