Rowe, daughter (left) and Peter
in Sydney, Jessica attended Sydney Girls High before
going on to complete a communications degree at Charles
graduating in 1993, she began working as a receptionist
at Nine's Wide World of Sports program and has become
one of Australia's best-known television journalists
over the past 14 years.
has worked as a news reporter and weather presenter
for Prime TV Canberra as well as a reporter for Channel
Nine in Melbourne. Most recently she was co-presenter
of the 5.00pm news bulletin for Network Ten in Sydney.
2003, Rowe completed a masters degree in international
studies at the University of Sydney and in 2005 published
her first book The Best of Times, the Worst of Times,
co-written with her mother Penelope.
book details the Rowe family's journey with bipolar
disorder and is in its third reprint. In addition,
Rowe is an occasional columnist for the Sunday Telegraph,
and has written features for the newspaper's Sunday
passionate advocate for greater understanding of mental
health issues, Rowe is a patron of the Mental Health
Council of Australia, is on the board of the suicide
prevention organisation LifeForce, and is spokesperson
for beyondblue and the Garvan Institute.
Rowe is married to 60 Minutes reporter Peter Overton
and loves to spend time with family and friends. (Credit:
Network Nine Australia).
Man Australia thanks Jessica Rowe and Richard Wilkins
for mentioning Hottest On TV on the 11th January 2006
Jessica and Peter Overton on the upcoming birth of
Murdoch will replace Jessica Rowe on 'Today' whilst
she is on leave to spend time with family
and Community Entrepreneurs
Man Australia congratulates Jessica Rowe on the
fantastic social and community awareness work
that Jessica and her family have done for such
worthy causes as raising awareness on matters
such as mental illness.
Man Australia does not represent Jessica Rowe