Jessica Ridley is a TV reporter and presenter for the Seven Network Australia, seen frequently on Sunrise and 7NEWS nationally. Over the past decade, she has had access to four Prime Ministers and three NSW Premiers. She regularly interviews government policy makers and corporate decision makers.
Having developed a reputation as a highly engaging and versatile journalist, Jessica reports on major news events spanning the current COVID-19 pandemic, state and federal elections, bushfires, floods and high profile court cases. She also works across finance, real estate, technology, consumer and health developments.
Some of her fun career highlights include sit down interviews with big names in entertainment including Drew Barrymore, Cyndi Crawford, Michael Buble, Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry and Sarah Jessica Parker. She also covers sports, including the annual Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Spring Carnival and The Everest Race in Sydney.
Jessica is a regular features contributor on Weekend Sunrise and The Morning Show. She writes opinion pieces for The Daily Telegraph and numerous publications. Prior to Seven, she was a reporter and newsreader on Sydney’s premier talkback radio station 2GB.
She holds a communications degree with PR and advertising majors, as well as a postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).