Television personality Jessica Rowe has had her fair share of public humiliation and dealing with adverse publicity. How does she recover when the tabloids or gossip columns are unkind to her?
In this interview with Deborah she explains how each challenge has made her stronger as a person – and how a few words of advice from her grandmother continue to help her get through tough days in the spotlight.
Jessica Rowe is one of Australia’s best known television presenters. She began her career in 1993 and has held various positions including a decade as co- anchor of Network Ten’s First at Five News. Jessica Rowe’s passion for news and current affairs has seen her become one of Australia’s best-known TV presenters and admired by viewers for her warm, down-to-earth manner and infectious laugh.
Jessica is co-host on Network Ten’s new morning chat show, Studio 10, alongside Ita Buttrose, Sarah Harris and Joe Hildebrand. This marks Jessica return to Network Ten after eight years, where she was the news presenter on First At Five for ten years.
Prior to returning to Network Ten, Jessica was news anchor on Weekend Sunrise on the Seven Network and was co-host of The Today Show on the Nine Network.
On Australia Day 2015 Jessica was honoured to receive an Order of Australia for her work in mental health advocacy.
Jessica is also a regular columnist for Fairfax’s Sunday Life magazine and Vogue Australia. She has also put on her dancing shoes as a contestant on Dancing With The Stars in 2007 and has appeared on Can Of Worms.