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What I Do

I’m a reporter, editor and host with 20 years experience in Australia and the United States. I’ve held senior positions at Channel 10, The Source Magazine, Daily Mail, SiriusXM Radio, DrJays.com and founded and edited Australia’s most successful Hip-Hop magazine, Urban Hitz, when I was 23 years old. I’ve worked across print, radio, TV and digital arms of media and have been an active mentor for young women since the beginning of my career.

Views From My Desk, Vol. 5

Party people, It’s been one month since my last dispatch, and I think I’ll aim to keep with this timetable.

Views From My Desk, Vol. 4

Hey y’all, This newsletter marks one month of a weekly send-out but after today I’ll shift into more sporadic updates.

Views From My Desk, Vol. 3

Hey y’all, Here’s a list of things I thought were worth sharing this week: WE DID IT, JOE! Out of

Views From My Desk, Vol. 2

Hey y’all, Hope this finds you in good spirits! Between mourning the one-year anniversary of my beloved grandmother’s passing, working

Views From My Desk, Vol. 1

Hey y’all, Yesterday (or today, in the U.S.) was/is my birthday! It’s a celebration! Great way to kick off this

Simone Amelia Jordan Joins Media Diversity Australia As Project & Events Manager

Per Mumbrella: Not-for-profit Media Diversity Australia has expanded its team as it plans to grow and have more impact on

Debut #GetInTheGame Live Event: January 2020

Today marks exactly one year since I hosted (and organised) my first live #GetInTheGame event. The sold-out seminar featured a

IWD 2020 Panel: ‘Women Changing The World’

On International Women’s Day this year, I spoke at a ‘Women Changing The World’ event organised by tech start-up incubator

Step Forward: Vision Board Workshop [March 2018]

STEP FORWARD Vision Board Workshop, Sydney Australia Grab your girls and let’s celebrate Women’s History Month! Are you in need

Catch Up On The Latest Episodes Of ‘The Bridge’ Podcast

Life comes at you fast, doesn’t it! I haven’t had a chance to post the past six episodes of our

Episode 7 Of The Bridge Podcast: Getting Stronger

Episode 5 of The Bridge podcast is now live! Myself and Nate Wade chop it up about: -Is yet *another*

Episode 6 Of The Bridge Podcast: All For One, One For All

Episode 6 of The Bridge is now live! Myself and Nate Wade chop it up about hot topics: -The recent

Episode 5 Of The Bridge Podcast: “Talk That Talk”

Episode 5 of The Bridge podcast is now live! Myself and Nate Wade chop it up about: -The meaning behind

Episodes 3 and 4 Of The Bridge Podcast

During Episodes 3 and 4 of The Bridge podcast, Simone and Nate cover a wide variety of topics including: -Repeal

Episode 2 Of The Bridge Podcast: Sexual Healing

On the latest episode of The Bridge, Simone Amelia and Nate Wade chop it up about: -The growing (and interesting)

The Debut Episode Of The Bridge Podcast

What a HELLUVA year it has been. Enduring a serious flare up with my Crohn’s Disease that literally forced me

Talking The Source, Racism In Australia, Hip Hop & More On The Karen Hunter Show, SiriusXM

Yesterday [Monday, March 28] I had the absolute pleasure of stopping by The Karen Hunter Show on the UrbanView channel

Watch: BET’s 2015 Year End Wrap Up Roundtables

Thanks to our wonderful producer Kathy Iandoli and host Tracy G, a group of fellow media personalities and myself sat

Becoming The Editor Of The Source Magazine

A full-circle moment, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is a “series of developments that lead back to the original source.” The

Joe Budden Talks “All Love Lost,” VH1’s Couples Therapy, Strip Clubs & More

Joe Budden sat down with DJ Leon Smith and myself (the latter who’s in-studio for the first time from Australia)

Simone “Boss Lady” Amelia Talks Racism In Australia & Being An Expat

Last month (September 2015) I was invited to be part of a keynote panel at the first (and very exciting)

Sharon Carpenter Talks Debut Role In “Empire”

I sat down with Sharon Carpenter on “International Affair” (The Cut Channel, DASH Radio) to talk about her debut in

Let’s Talk About: Chris Brown Coming To Australia

I’m slowly getting the hang of this! Here’s my second social commentary video, this time talking about the Australian government’s

Let’s Talk About: Humanizing Immigration

It’s time for me to bite the bullet and share with the world my heartfelt opinions on issues important to