Weekend Sunrise News Presenter.
Journalist. Author & Columnist.
Mum of two. Keen weight lifter.
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 the news anchor for the successful Weekend Sunrise team on the Seven Network (which means her setting her alarm for 4am) and a columnist for Fairfax’s Sunday Life magazine.
Jessica put on her dancing shoes as a contestant on Dancing With The Stars in 2007.
Prior to joining the Seven Network, Jessica was co-host of The Today Show alongside Karl Stefanovic on the Nine Network and of course spent ten years at Network TEN as news presenter of their flagship First at Five News.
Jessica began her journalism career in 1993. She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a degree in Communications and has also studied at Sydney University, achieving a Masters of International Studies.
Aside from news and current affairs, Jessica has made an indelible mark on Australian society with her advocacy work for mental health. Let’s go through the list…she is a patron for the Mental Health Council of Australia, Mum4Mum, an ambassador for beyondblue, an ambassador for Camp Kookaburra and Welcome To Australia (an organization assisting refugee families in Australia), a board member of the George Gregan Foundation, a member of the IVF Australia Ethics Committee and is involved with the Exodus Foundation and Community Brave (a campaign supporting bullied youths).
As well as all this, Jessica is a published author. She has co-authored a book with her mother, Penelope Rowe, titled The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, an account of their family’s experience living with Penelope’s bipolar disorder. Her second book, the best selling Love, Wisdom, Motherhood, reveals the struggles, joys and heartache of motherhood through the account of eleven women.
In her personal life, Jessica is married to Nine News reader and 60 Minutes reporter Peter Overton. Together, they have two beautiful daughters, Allegra and Giselle, aged six and three.
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