Jules Lund

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Jules Lund
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TV and radio presenter, founder of TRIBE
Born
Jules Lund

(1979-04-24) 24 April 1979 (age 40)
Career
Station(s) Hit Network
Previous show(s)Jules, Merrick and Sophie on 2Day FM

Jules Lund (born 24 April 1979) is an Australian television presenter from Melbourne and founder of TR|BE. [1]

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Early life

Lund was born in Melbourne in 1979, where he attended De La Salle College, Malvern. Lund studied Graphic Design, Photography and Film before winning the FOX FM Radio's '15 Days of Fame' competition in 2001. The show was presented by Matt Tilley and Tracy Bartram and helped launch Lund's career. [2]

Family and personal life

Lund and his wife Anna married in 2009. They have two daughters Billie (born 2010) [3] and Indigo (born 2012). [4]

Career

In 2004, he became a presenter on the Channel Nine show Getaway and appeared in almost 400 episodes before leaving in 2012. [5]

He has hosted the Logies red carpet arrivals every year since 2006 (now in his tenth consecutive year). In July 2006, Lund appeared in Channel Nine's Torvill and Dean's Dancing on Ice and was partnered with professional ice skater, Kristina Cousins. He was 5th eliminated in the competition. In October he also appeared on a panel discussion show named Big Questions . In 2008, he hosted a short-lived game show Hole in the Wall and in 2009 a short-lived reality show called Australia's Perfect Couple . In July 2009, he filled in for Richard Wilkins on Today while Wilkins was on holidays.

In December 2007, Lund along with Ryan Shelton and Tamsyn Lewis presented Summer Fling, a breakfast show across the Austereo Today Network. From February 2011, Lund and Fifi Box co-hosted a Drive Shift radio show called Fifi and Jules across the Today Network leaving Friday's show open for Hamish and Andy to do their show. [6] In 2013, the show aired five days a week and Lund’s interest in the digital world became clear when he led ‘The Fifi & Jules’ Facebook Page to become the most engaged brand-page in the entire country. [7] In 2014, Lund co-hosted the breakfast show Jules, Merrick and Sophie on 2Day FM. [8]

In October 2014, Southern Cross Austereo announced that Jules, Merrick & Sophie on 2Day FM would be axed due to poor ratings throughout the year and replaced by The Dan & Maz Show .

In January 2015, Emma Freedman and Lund were announced as hosts of The Scoopla Show, an entertainment news segment which was cancelled in February 2016 by the Hit Network. [9] . JULES continues to have a behind the scenes role.

In September 2015 Lund launched TR|BE, a marketplace for social influencers and the brands that need them. [10] The influencer marketing platform connects brands directly with social media influencers, to create campaigns aimed at the influencer's audience. [11] [12] [1]

Other Projects

In 2010 Lund produced the documentary 'Every Heart Beats True: The Jim Stynes Story'. The film documented Lund's good friend and mentor Jim Stynes ' life and his battle with cancer. Lund met Stynes through his involvement with The Reach Foundation and Stynes was Lund’s groomsman at his wedding. [13] When Stynes was diagnosed with cancer, Lund found Stynes so compelling and inspiring that he captured moments on his handy-cam throughout his battle. The footage illustrates their deep bond and is used throughout the documentary. His family name is also very offensive to Indians [2]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010Every Heart Beats True: The Jim Stynes StoryHimself, Producer, Camera ManTV Movie Documentary

Radio

YearProgramStationNotes
2007Summer FlingAustero Today NetworkBreakfast Show
2011Fifi and JulesAustero Today NetworkDrive Shift Radio
2014Jules, Merrick and SophieAustero Today NetworkBreakfast Show
2015The Scoopla Show with Jules Lund and Emma FreedmanAustero Today NetworkEntertainment News Segment

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004-2012 Getaway Reporter/PresenterTV Series
2012Voices Reaching OutReporterA one-off televised benefit concert by the Nine Network in aid of the Reach Foundation
2005-2011Adults Only 20 to 1HimselfTV Series Documentary
2009TodayGuest ReporterBreakfast TV Series
2009Australia's Perfect CoupleHostReality TV Series
2009Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire AppealHimselfLive Telethon to help raise funds for the victims of Victoria's bushfire disaster in February 2009
2008 Hole In The Wall HostTV Series
2005-2007 Postcards Guest ReporterTV Series
2006Big QuestionsHostTV Series
2006Torvill & Dean's Dancing on IceHimselfTV Series
2005-2006 Australia's Funniest Home Videos Roving ReporterTV Series
2006- 2015 TV Week Logie Awards ReporterTV Special

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