Jay Mueller is the Bad Producer. He is originally from St. Louis Missouri, but moved to Melbourne Australia in 2003 and hasn't looked back.
In February 2018 Jay became Executive Producer of Whateley, the headline sports show on SEN 1116, and produced live shows from Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota and the Australia v South Africa test cricket in Suth Africa. Before this, he was the Executive Producer of Triple M's Hot Breakfast with Eddie McGuire, Mick Molloy and Luke Darcy (the #1 FM breakfast radio show in Melbourne more often than not) from 2010 until 2017. Before joining the Triple M, Jay produced 3AW’s Breakfast with Ross and John (the #1 AM breakfast radio show at the time), and also worked on 3AW’s Mornings with Neil Mitchell.
But Jay is not only a radio producer.
Jay produces and appears in TEAM Effort, a comedy podcast with an ensemble case (including Tony Martin, Ed Kavalee, Ash Williams and Lawrence Mooney). He also voiced the role of the Narrator in Tony Martin's Childproof, performed live at Melbourne Fringe in 2017 and released by Bad Producer Productions.
Jay is a voiceover artist with a growing portfolio. His voice work has featured on radio and TV in Australia, Europe and the United States. He is the voice of three sports shows: Arena eSports, Total Combat and Total Combat Presents.
Previously, he taught Writing for Media and Introduction to Sports Commentary at La Trobe University, as well as writing courses at Monash University.
Jay has produced Saturday Night Football for the Seven Network. Prior to moving to Australia in 2003, Jay also worked for KSAZ-TV on the Fox Television Network in Arizona for seven years and the NBC Television Network in Indiana for three years.
He is also experienced producing on location and under the most difficult conditions. Jay was on the ground after the 2014 Boxing Day Tsunami in Sri Lanka and the 2005 Pakistan earthquake. He has been to conflict zones, including East Africa in 2014 and Afghanistan in 2015. And he has covered the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2012 London Olympics, the 2014 Brazil World Cup, and the last two Super Bowls in Phoenix and San Francisco.
Jay is a three-time IRONMAN finisher, finishing in Busselton (2012) and Melbourne (2012) in Australia, as well as Florida in the United States (2011). He has a Bachelor of Journalism from Indiana University in the United States. Follow Jay on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter.