Sydney, Australia
Jo
Sport Reporter
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a bit about Jo

What do you do and why do you do it?

I help make sports television and I do it because I love it

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?

I once had to sit in a library for 10 hours a day, trying to get people to fill in a survey

Were you born and raised in Sydney? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to Sydney?

Born and raised in sydney

What’s your current hood in Sydney and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

I live in south west sydney. I love it because it's a cultural melting pot...I hate it because I wish I was closer to a beach

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

I love music so i'll give anything a go

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Glen Hansard "Leave", Frank Ocean "Self Control" & "Thinking About You", Coldplay "Green Eyes", Ed Sheeran "The A Team", Robyn "With Every Heartbeat", Solange "Cranes in the Sky"

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

Friends, Seinfeld, Community, ER, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sex & the City, Westworld, The Walking Dead...they always manage to suck me in, no matter how many times I've seen them

Name some spots in Sydney that are good for a Tinder date.

Anywhere's good...it's the company that makes it great

Which public figure would you want to see “roasted”? (every public figure is fair game).

Kanye West...apparently he's supposed to have a great sense of humour, so I'd love to see his reaction.

Who’s your hero and where in Sydney would you take them out for a serious hang?

Kanye West...I'd let him decide as I'm sure he'd be able to take me to places I don't even know exist!!

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I do most of my shopping online, either through The Iconic or ASOS

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Every area has got it's quirks...you've just got to find the good bits

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Watching the sun rise and set...I'm either too lazy to get out of bed or work back too often.

Where do you go in Sydney for a casual night out?

Somewhere in Surry Hills. El Loco or Goro's

Where would you go in Sydney to celebrate some freaking good news?

Opera Bar- awesome cocktails with a great view

What’s your choice of transportation in Sydney and why?

I catch the train most of the time, otherwise I'd be spending all my time sitting in traffic

What are the Sydney spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Circular Quay's pretty good. It allows you to see two icons of our city up close.

What are the Sydney spots tourists should run from screaming?

The Fish Markets- the seafood is great, but the the venue is in desperate need of an upgrade.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Sydney. How do you spend it?

Watching the sun rise while sitting on the cliffs at Maroubra, then lunch at one of my favourite cafes and then dirty martini's & sunset with friends at Opera Bar

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Paris, France. It's perfect for doing two things I love most- walking around aimlessly and drinking coffee.

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