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Jason Gunn reflects on upcoming book, heart attack, and the Zoom age

Author
John Cowan,
Publish Date
Sun, 24 Apr 2022, 8:05pm
Jason Gunn

Jason Gunn reflects on upcoming book, heart attack, and the Zoom age

Author
John Cowan,
Publish Date
Sun, 24 Apr 2022, 8:05pm

Television presenter, director and writer Jason Gunn had his first taste of the entertainment industry aged 17, when director John Banas cast him in the lead role of Adrian Mole in the touring musical The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾. He was offered a six-week contract with the children's department at TVNZ, with the contract rolling over for 14 years.

He has hosted Dancing With The Stars, and game shows The Rich List and Wheel of Fortune. He hosted on long-running programmes After School, What Now? and The Son of a Gunn Show.

Jason Gunn runs a production and facilities company, Whitebait Media, in Christchurch with his wife, Janine Morrell-Gunn, for which he writes, directs and produces for television.

Jason Gunn lives near Christchurch with his wife and four children.