Jessica Stafford BIO 2019
Jessica Stafford is an Australian Actress, Presenter, MC and Radio Announcer.
Born and raised in Melbourne, Jessica began studying acting at a young age with Judy Banks on the Mornington Peninsula, completing a Diploma of Television and Dramatic Art. Through her early twenties she found success as a sports and body model, competing in many national and international swimsuit competitions and was crowned Miss Superbabe Australia 2004. This achievement took her to London where she worked in Fashion and TV.
Upon returning to Australia Jessica began focusing on her acting and presenting, appearing in many local and international productions. She is also an Australian accredited stunt performer (MEAA SAP), allowing her to perform her own stunts wherever possible and diversifying her skills an action-actress.
She is an experienced presenter both on camera and as a live host and MC, with her infectious smile shining through on countless TVC’s, corporate productions and large-scale live events, such as Brisbane Fashion Runway and The Gold Coast Pet and Animal Expo.
Jessica spent 7 years as one of Australia’s most sought-after Civil Celebrant/MC’s, hosting many high-profile weddings and celebrations for sports stars and celebrities alike. Jessica’s MC work saw her win 6 national and international wedding industry awards.
In 2018 she joined the team of established presenters at the TV Training Academy at their Brisbane campus, working as a Media Training Consultant where she shares her knowledge and experience with students wanting to learn the foundations of TV presenting and industry professionals wanting to hone their skills.
Jessica can also be heard presenting on-air as an Announcer with 94.1FM Gold Coast Radio. When she’s not in the studio, she is reporting live from local events & assisting the team with news preparation, producing & programming.
Off camera, Jessica’s passion is animals and has worked alongside many of Australia’s animal and marine organisations as both a hands-on volunteer and ambassador. Most recently she hosted the RSPCA “Pop Up Adoption 2019” in Brisbane with an audience of around 15,000 and continues to work alongside RSPCA QLD in events and media as an official RSPCA QLD Ambassador.
Jessica’s warm personality, years of experience and sense of adventure make her the perfect personality for your production, event or campaign. Jessica is based on the Gold Coast and happily travels for work.