Master of Ceremonies
Jessica Adamson has forged a reputation as one of the state’s finest journalists after 24 years in television news.
Jessica is a presenter, facilitator and one of South Australia’s most sought after MC’s.
Jessica joined 7NEWS Adelaide in 1997 and was the 7NEWS crime reporter for more than a decade but amassed a great deal of experience covering national and international stories for the Seven Network.
Jessica’s extensive reporting roles at the Seven Network include the Sydney and Beijing Olympic Games, the Tour de France, the Beaconsfield Mine disaster, the drug trials of Michelle Leslie and The Bali Nine, the Bali bombings and the devastating Boxing Day tsunami, where she spent time reporting from the devastation in Banda Aceh.
In 2015 Jessica was announced the Best Broadcaster of the Year at the SA Press Club Awards. Jessica has won a number of other awards in her time at Seven, including SA Journalist of the Year (2006).
Jessica was 7NEWS weekend presenter from 2014-2020 and was without peer in the ratings battle.
Jess is a passionate ambassador for CanTeen – the Australian organisation for young people living with cancer, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Shes also a board member of the Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation and Sids and Kids SA.