James Preston Pro

Casting Director, Actor, Model, Rapper, TV Presenter,… more

New South Wales, Australia
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James Preston Air Check - 94.9 Power FM

Sample air check/demo from the 10am - 11am hour on 94.9 Power FM, Oct 31, 2019

01James Preston Air Check - 94.9 Power FM
02James Preston - Voice Over Reel Nov 2018
03Iprotect VO
04PMM Real Estate
05Character Voices
06Goulburn Tyre & Exhaust Centre - Advert
07Goulburn Cricket Registration - Advert
08Eagle FM - On Air Music Break
09Preston - Oscar Pistorious (Full Demo)
010Spit Syndicate Interview + Chat
11Voice Over - PMM Real Estate Advert

Physical Attributes

Height:
180 cm / 5ft 11in
Weight:
80 kg / 176 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
99 cm / 39 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
76 cm / 30 in
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Black
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Wavy

Credits & experience

2020
  • Doors Plus : Presenter/Spokesperson - 10x national TVC & radio adverts
  • Ticker TV : Segment Host - Jumpstart and Afternoon News
  • Compare TV : Binge Streaming Review - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Heyya TV : Heyya Down Under; Talk Show Host/Personality
  • Triple M : Afternoon Host on the Mid North Coast and Coffs Coast
  • Wonderground : Dorian Bond (Voice Role) - Underground Hour Podcast, Season 1
  • Sutara Arian Youtube : Voice Actor for Brownie The Duck
2019
  • TV Pro Global : Advanced Presenter Training with Sharon Lynne
  • Miss Grand Australia : MC/Host at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
  • 94.9 Power FM : Breakfast personality and Mornings Host
  • Compare TV : How To Watch The Rugby World Cup - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Compare TV : ICC Cricket World Cup Series - Presenter, producer and digital content manager
  • Compare TV : The Best Oz Bundle Deals - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Compare TV : Telstra TV 3 - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Compare TV : How To Watch Game of Thrones - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Compare TV : Australian Streaming Comparison - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Compare TV : Kayo Sports Review - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
  • Grant Broadcasters : Lead actor, 'Coldest Postcode'
  • Compare TV : Disney Plus Streaming Review - Presenter, producer, writer and editor
2018
  • Emerging Nations Rugby League World Championships : Commentator
  • Miss Russia Australia : MC/Host at Sydney Stamford Plaza Hotel
  • Miss National Australia : MC/Host at Sydney Stamford Plaza Hotel
  • Sydney Criminal Lawyers : Voice Over: Podcast Intro and Outro
2017
  • Vivid Sydney: Light, Music and Ideas Festival : Robowars - Host/Commentator
  • Greyhounds As Pets : 'How The Greyhounds Saved Christmas: An Original Short' - Writer, Director, Actor
  • Sky Racing : Racing Analyst Presenter
  • Miss National Australia : MC/Host
  • Miss Russia Australia : MC/Host
2016
  • SAE Institute : Voice Actor for 'The Fly'
  • TAFE NSW : 'Friday Nights with James Preston' talk show pilot
  • Form Dance Projects: Short + Sharp Dance Competition : MC/Host at Parramatta's Riverside Theatre
  • Western Sydney University : Bachelor of Communications; major in Journalism sub-major Public Relations
2013
  • West Side Actors Studio : Actor training
  • Form Dance Projects: Short + Sharp Dance Competition : Presenter/MC/Host at Parramatta's Riverside Theatre
  • SportsMate Mobile : Journalist/Article Writer
  • Alive 90.5 FM : Radio Presenter, Producer - People with Jim Taggart & Urban Hour with Preston
  • JMA Entertainment : Media Trainer/Interview Techniques

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian

2017

* TV host and producer 'Musos with James Preston' on ARCANA HD (Satellite Station) - in production
* TV host 'Made In The West Film Festival'
* MC 'The Burbs' with Blacktown City Council
* MC 'Miss Russia Australia and Miss International' Red Carpet Ball Entertainment Pty Ltd
* Station Manager - Alive 90.5 FM, NSW's youngest radio station manager
* Lead Actor - 'Simmons' in short film 'Longlands'
* Lead Actor - 'Mark' in short film 'Scarlette'
* Host/commentator 'VIVID Sydney: Robowars 2017'
* Host, producer, director Peak Investment Partners market update series (3 videos)


2016

* Game day announcer for Sydney Bears AIHL

* Presenter/producer 'Urban Hour with Preston' on Alive 90.5 FM

* Event host/MC 'The Burbs' with Blacktown City Council

* Sound engineer for Home Base Business Network online radio 24/7

* TAFE NSW presenter for TVC 'Oten Student Projects', 2 commercials were created

* Presenter, videographer and director for Peak Investment Quarterly Review corporate video

* Videographer at Hawkesbury Relay for Life event for Cancer Council

* Voice Role: Fly 2 "The Final Countdown"

2015

* Event Host/MC: Creatives Uncovered - Fashion, music and arts showcase

• Short Film: ‘Over Night Hire’, main role, Jules the Getaway Driver. Permanent Ink Productions (post production)

• Presenter/Host: ‘Urban Hour with Preston’, host & producer, radio program, Alive 90.5 fm

2014

• TV Series: ‘Milennials’, lead role, Charles. Gambit Creative Productions (post production)

• TV Series: ‘The Why Generation’, panellist/presenter, Season 2. Television Sydney

• Event Host/MC: ‘Fast & Fresh Dance Competition’, Competition host, Parramatta Riverside Theatre. Form Dance Company

• Presenter/Host: ‘People with Dr. Jim Taggart’, co-host & producer, radio program, Alive 90.5 fm

• Presenter/Host: ‘Urban Hour with Preston’, host & producer, radio program, Alive 90.5 fm

• Event Host/MC: ‘Uberfest’ (Sydney Music Festival), main stage host, Agincourt Hotel, Sydney.

• Event Host/MC: ‘Saint Marry’s Concord Festival’, main stage host.

2013

• Presenter/Host: ‘Urban Hour with Preston’, host & producer, radio program, Alive 90.5 fm

• Presenter/Host: ‘People with Dr. Jim Taggart’, co-host & producer, radio program, Alive 90.5 fm

• Event Host/MC: ‘Fast & Fresh Dance Competition’ , Competition host, Parramatta Riverside Theatre. Form Dance Company

• Event Host/MC: ‘Harjot Singh – Headline’, Oxford Art Factory, music performance evening

• Music Video: ‘Listen Up’, comic book store customer, triple j chart topping song by The Havknotz

• Feature Film: ‘Maha Maha’, supporting role, Car Thief/Murderer. Sahkti Films (joint Australian and Tamil production – release March 6th 2015)

• Feautre Film: ‘Unbroken’ , featured extra, Legendary Pictures

• CommBank TVC: ‘Can’, business worker

Modelling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Modelling for Optus' social media accounts, still photo and short video formats - shot by EDGE

Music

Vocal ability

Beginner


Rapping ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Hip-hop

Influences: Eminem, Kanye West, Jedi Mind Tricks, Bliss N Eso, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Beatles, James Blunt, Thundamentals

Supported JA RULE in January 2014 at TradeMark Hotel
Supported XZIBIT in April 2014 at the opening of Miind Nightclub
Supported Solomon Childs from the WU-TANG CLAN KILLA BEEZ March 2015
Performed and hosted the Vienna People stage at "Uberfest" February 2014 at The Valve Bar (as Preston and Precious Stones)
Performed at The Hi-Fi in Moore Park, on July 28 as part of "The First Soundz" concert tour

An accomplished and energetic performer Preston has also performed at The Ranch in Epping, at Liverpool Markets to help raise funds for "Wheelability", The Bull N Bush in Baulkham Hills and supported Big Village Records artist "P.Smurf" at the Tattersalls in Penrith. Preston completed close to 30 gig performances in his first year as a performer.

A talented lyricist Preston also offers ghost writing services for other artists.

Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles


Radio presenter experience

Previous paid Radio presenter roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian

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