KIIS Melbourne appoints Alice James as EP of Jase and Lauren

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KIIS 101.1’s content director: “I’m looking forward to seeing Alice put her stamp on this show”

KIIS FM Melbourne has announced the appointment of Alice James as executive producer of the breakfast show Jase and Lauren.

James, a born and bred Melbournian, will join the show in 2023, bringing her “strong leadership and black book of contacts will give the ‘Jase and Lauren’ show a new edge.”

Adrian Brine, KIIS 101.1’s content director, welcomed James’ appointment. “Alice is a highly skilled producer whose creativity, Melbourne knowledge and industry relationships will be an incredible asset to the “Jase and Lauren” show in 2023,” he said in a report by Variety Australia.

“I’m looking forward to seeing Alice put her stamp on this show,” he added.

James said of her new role: “I couldn’t be more excited to be joining the “Jase and Lauren” team in 2023. There are not many people who I would get out of bed for at 4 a.m. – but these guys are it.

“I can’t wait to get amongst their contagious energy and help wake up Melbourne with a big morning KIIS.”

Jase & Lauren

Lauren Phillips and Jase Hawkins

James’ appointment marks her return to radio, having previously served as EP of Triple M Adelaide’s Roo and Ditts for six years.
Following her radio stint, she returned to her hometown of Melbourne, joining Seven’s publicity team.
This comes as the recent Survey 8 of the radio ratings which saw Jase and Lauren, hosted by Jase Hawkins and Lauren Phillips have a fourth consecutive share over 7%.
See also:
Melbourne Radio Ratings 2022 Survey 8: Cream rises to the top with 3AW and Gold stronger
James’ EP appointment follows that of KIIS 1065 senior producer Pedro Vitola who was recently promoted to the role of executive producer of The Kyle & Jackie O Show.
Vitola has been with The Kyle & Jackie O Show since 2016 after winning the ‘World’s Best Job’ competition as a listener. He excelled at the role and in 2020 was promoted to senior producer.
Vitola will replace Sonia Jahshan who is finishing up with the show at the end of the year.
See also:
Pedro Vitola to take the wheel of The Kyle & Jackie O Show as EP

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