Jess Campanaro

Lecturer - Radio

Jess Campanaro is a media professional with 16 years’ experience. An accomplished radio journalist, news presenter and editor, Jess is also an experienced Communications trainer. Jess spent 10 years at Sydney’s No.1 talkback station 2GB, as Deputy News Director, reporter, and presenter. Jess has been a regular lecturer at AFTRS for a number of years, working with the radio students across courses as well as leading short courses for AFTRS Open. She runs Communication Training and Media Skills courses for government and private clients. Jess set up the newsroom at university community station 2SER and trains their volunteers. Jess also produced and co-presented the Mark Bouris podcast.


The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.