PROUD TO PRESENT - JON BRIDGES
Name: Jon Bridges
From: Auckland, New Zealand
Industry: Producer, Writer, Blogger
After a career of 20 years in media, Jon Bridges is currently the producer of the award-winning TV3 comedy programme 7 Days. After earning his Masters degree, Jon escaped Palmerston North and began a TV career, appearing in shows such as Away Laughing (1991), ground-breaking youth programme IceTV (1995-2000) and Would I Lie to You. Bridges has many writing, directing and producing credits to his name leading up to 7 Days.
In a varied media career he has been a regular Listener columnist, a breakfast radio DJ for Channel Z, a blogger for Stuff.co.nz (the very popular 2012-2014 blog We’re Building a House) and has published four books including 2012’s Easy Rider – A Kiwi’s Guide to Cycling and 2014’s No.8 Rewired – 202 New Zealand Inventions that Changed the World.
Jon is an avid cyclist and lives in Three Kings with his wife Gemma and their boy Zeno.