Friday 25th June
Exciting new talent Jess Iszatt is the presenter and producer of the BBC Music Introducing show every Saturday night 8pm-10pm on BBC Radio London, showcasing the best undiscovered and under the radar musicians from London. Jess also presents weekdays 4-8pm on Magic Chilled, playing fresh, laid-back hits from the 90’s, 00’s and present.
She prides herself as a tastemaker at the forefront of the new music scene in the UK, and has strong links with AIM (the Association of Independent Music), presenting for their annual awards 3 years running.
For BBC Radio 1 she can also be heard covering frequently for Jack Saunders Future Artists Show on as well as having hosted their Chillest Show for the most recent Christmas Presenter search. Jess has also covered the BBC Introducing Mixtape with Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music) and has featured on Jamz Supernova’s Tuesday night specialist show (BBC Radio 1Xtra) and Radio 1’s Introducing show. She was nominated for Best New Talent at the Frank Gillard Awards 2021, for local BBC Radio.
Jess has presented for The Hook, one of the largest media groups online for entertainment, viral videos and news, interviewing Hollywood stars such as James Franco and his brother Dave Franco, Scarlett Johansson, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Relishing her passion for music, Jess often DJs at festivals and events.
Outside of music, she regularly hosts the short film night: Shorts on Tap, supporting emerging London film makers, and plays hockey competitively for Broxbourne hockey club, and is often found out on the London gig scene.
Jess graduated with a 2:1 BA Honours degree in Psychology, Sociology & Media and Communications from the University of Newcastle, and has previously worked at BBC Three Counties Radio, BBC Essex, Secret Garden Party, MEATtransMISSION radio, Rinse FM, Capital North East, ITV Tyne Tees and Spark FM.