Jay is our founder and creative director, and at Bad Producer Productions he is responsible for podcast development. He is currently the executive producer of three of our podcasts - The Final Word, TEAM Effort (which he also appears in alongside Ed Kavalee, Ash Williams and Tony Martin) and The Greatest Season That Was.
Outside of our company, Jay is the Executive Producer of Triple M's national drive show Kennedy Molloy. In 2019 he developed a broadcasting course in partnership with the National Indigenous Radio Service, Jam TV Australia and RMIT University, which he will teach in 2020.
Jay is also a voiceover artist with a growing portfolio. His voice work has featured on radio and TV in Australia, Europe and the United States, and he is currently the voice of a variety of television shows broadcast around the world.
Jay is originally from St. Louis Missouri, but moved to Melbourne Australia in 2003 and hasn't looked back.
In 2019 Jay was the Head of Development at Jam TV Australia. In 2018 he was the Executive Producer of Whateley, the headline sports show on SEN 1116, where he produced live shows from Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota and the Australia v South Africa test cricket in South Africa.
For eight years before this he was the creator and 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). Before joining Triple M, Jay produced 3AW’s Breakfast with Ross and John (the #1 AM breakfast radio show at the time). He originally began his radio career in Australia on 3AW’s Mornings with Neil Mitchell.
Jay is experienced producing on location and under the most difficult conditions. He was on the ground after the 2004 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 Super Bowls in Phoenix, San Francisco and Minneapolis.
In addition to his current teaching role at RMIT University, Jay has taught courses in broadcast journalism and writing at both Monash University and La Trobe University.
In 2012, Jay 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.
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.