Jo Russell

Jo Russell presents Gem at Breakfast 6-10am weekdays.Wake up to Gem at breakfast with Jo and Aparky on Gem 106, in the East Midlands.

Throughout her career, Jo has been nominated for an amazing 27 awards and has won 17 of those, including an impressive four Sony Awards.  She is more recently a holder of Commercial Radio Presenters of the Year (Arquiva) and Best Breakfast Show in Europe (European Radio Awards).

Jo joined Absolute Radio in October 2008 where she presented 3 early breakfast shows and 2 weekend mid-morning shows, until 2010, when she joined BRMB to host her own breakfast show.

Prior to this Jo co-presented breakfast at Trent FM.  It was here that she, and her on-air partner in crime Twiggy, cemented her position as one of radios rising stars.  In their on-air life together, Jo and Twiggy spent 10 years at the helm of Trent FM’s breakfast show winning many awards and fans in the process.


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    Jo Russell