- Jean Kittson is a regular panellist on ABC 702 radio drive program and Thank God It’s Friday.
- Appeared on Conversations with Richard Fidler and performed in Women of Letters.
- Nominated for a Logie and an AFI.
- Winner for Best Comedy Performance, Melbourne Comedy Festival.
- Is a Founding Director of the National Cord Blood Bank, the inaugural Chair of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) and a founding Ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia.
- Is currently an Ambassador for The Macular Disease Foundation, Northcott Disability Services, The Raise Foundation, Taldumande Youth Services and the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation.
- Most recently, appointed Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia.
- Author of You’re still hot to me, the joys of menopause and We need to talk about mum and dad – a practical guide to parenting our parents.
- Agent of change
- Topics include:
- Free trade and the global economy
Health, medical research, mentoring, education and training
- Equal opportunity, diversity, inclusion and social responsibility
- Women and work, motherhood and menopause
- Aged care
Jean was a perfect MC for our evening at our annual awards dinner. She shared personal stories that were relevant to our industry, in a way that showed respect but saw the humour in some challenging aspects of our work. Jean supported our leaders to present our annual awards to nominees and winners, and showed genuine interest and understanding of just how incredible our achievements have been over the year. Jean interacted with our guests and was soon a part of our team, even joining in and having a dance with our delegates. We absolutely loved having her and feel she was the perfect choice for this event. Thanks Jean
Jean was accessible for briefing about her role at the Carers NSW 2018 Biennial Conference. Jean facilitated the carers panel exceptionally well which enabled panellists (some new to speaking in front of large audiences and speaking on very personal experiences with caring) comfortable to discuss a range of issues related to their caring responsibilities. Subsequently the carer panel session met its objectives in providing the audience with an insight into what carers perceive as outcomes of carer support in terms of their resilience, health and wellbeing for consideration of innovative carer support strategies that promote carer inclusion and connection.
Testimonial from conference delegate:
Jean was simply outstanding. She made sure the night was a huge success and really did deliver as a super MC and comedian.
Yellow Edge Pty. Ltd.
Jean was professional, engaging, and hilarious! Our delegates rated her very highly and she contributed to making our dinner a highlight of the event. I would hire her again.
AMP Financial Planners Association
Jean was the MC at our staff conference, feedback from the event evaluations are very positive with comments such as Jean was fabulous, fantastic very funny! Jean is awesome! Jean is very entertaining, a good choice for our conference. Jean is so easy to work with she is flexible, thorough and professional.
BlueCross Community & Residential Services
Excellent. THE BEST YET.
The Big Gig Event Company
Excellent. Jean’s preparation, presentation and content were spot on. She held the audience in the palm of her hand and on the edge of their seats. A true professional.
Wandjina Pty Ltd
Excellent. Jean was both professional and entertaining and a pleasure to work with.
Standards Australia International
Excellent. Jean was an absolute delight to have at our function. She made an outstanding contribution to the huge success of the night.
Ravenswood School for Girls
Jean was incredible! The audience absolutely loved her performance. She was truly professional and read the audience well.
Aged Care Queensland
Fantastic! Dynamic! Amazing! A real star.
Jean obviously puts a great deal of time and effort into her presentations - she was able to entertain an extremely varied group of people with her humour.
Bass Hotels and Resorts
Jean Kittson's presentation was a sensational performance and captivated the entire audience.
Jean Kittson was a terrific guest speaker and the audience thoroughly enjoyed her performance.
East Gippsland Institute of Tafe
Jean was well prepared and delivered a witty, engaging and entertaining performance.
One of the great debaters - superb delivery from extensively researched material. A lady and comedian of the highest order - witty, sensuous and clever.
Goldwell Cosmetics, Australia
Jean was fantastic - she really contributed to the debate and I appreciated the extra time and effort she kindly gave to ensure the event was a success.
Guardian Pharmacy, Guardian Members Conference
What a brilliant performance! Not only did you contribute a creative address but you did so with charm and good manner.
Housing Industry Association, Australia
Jean is just the best speaker - not only her expression but also her humour.
Law Office Management Group Inc. (NSW)
Jean was absolutely fabulous - well prepared, well researched, well presented. Oh and she stole the hearts of about 100 guys.
Very few comedians would take the time to research an organisation as thoroughly as Jean did. Her efforts were well rewarded by a very appreciative audience. That is when they could stop laughing to do so!
Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria
Jean was great. She prepared herself well and read the group well - very professional and very funny.
Jean's vibrant personality, affable nature and wonderful zest for life make her a fantastic speaker and personality. She has many 'fans' present and they couldn't get enough of her. She was willing to please and open to everything we suggested.
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of SA & NT Inc.
Jean was absolutely outstanding. She researched the topic with great thoroughness and was really able to target her presentation to her audience. Intelligent, perceptive and witty and managed to put a light-hearted view but insightful spin on some difficult issues.
Young Irrigation Network