JO CASAMENTO is a vibrant, dynamic and well-respected journalist and media commentator with over two decades of experience spanning TV, Radio, Newspapers, Magazines and Online.
Jo is currently on TV as a regular host on Network Ten’s Studio 10 & a panellist on The Project and writes a weekly social column for News Limited in The Wentworth Courier which is published on news.com.au
Her At the Movies Choc Top Chat on The Chris Smith Program is on Sydney’s #1 radio station, 2GB, and stations on the Macquarie Network, via the 2GB App and on podcast as well as a weekly Movie review on Austereo.
She is passionate about movies, media, showbiz, fashion and lifestyle and her smart, yet often cheeky, opinion is highly sought on anything from parenting to politics. A gifted writer, Jo loves nothing more than igniting passionate intelligent debate and her name is synonymous with celebrity in Sydney.
For the past two decades, Jo has broken thousands of Sydney’s most read showbiz stories through her columns in The Daily Telegraph – where she was the founding editor of Sydney Confidential – The Sun Herald and The Sydney Morning Herald as well as The Sunday Telegraph and The Australian – where she began her cadetship.
Jo has also been an Entertainment Reporter on 2GB, 2UE & the Kyle and Jackie O show. Her first TV experience was almost a ‘Baptism of Fire’, locking horns with the ‘Beast’ Stan Zemanek and then becoming a popular Beauty on Network Ten/Foxtel’s Beauty & the Beast. Jo’s been a regular on our TV screens ever since including; Sunrise, The Morning Show, Wake UP, Today Tonight & Sunday Night.
Jo has an impressive list of superstar one-on-one interviews under her belt, including Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Russell Crowe, Baz Luhrmann, Miranda Kerr, Elle Macpherson, Cameron Diaz and Kim Kardashian.
This busy Mum of three has a diverse media portfolio including a strong social media following (20K on Instagram) and she is often asked to contribute to high-profile websites including E! Online and Rescu.com.