Co-host of Nova 919 breakfast show, Dylan is heard all over Adelaide.
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Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Television and radio presenter, Dylan Lewis is co-host of Nova 919 Adelaide’s breakfast show ‘Lewis and Lowe.’ After a stint on Fox FM and Triple J, then six years at Nova 100 in Melbourne, Dylan is now heard on alarm clocks all over Adelaide.
Over the past few years Dylan's hard work and talent has been rewarded by winning 3 ACRA Awards so far in his radio career, 'Best Newcomer', 'Best Music Personality’ and most recently ‘Best Music Presenter’ 2012.
Infamously known as the presenter of ‘Recovery’ on ABC, Dylan has hosted an array of music and variety shows, including 10.30 Slot, Pepsi Live and Network Ten’s national Saturday morning show, ‘Video Hits’ with Fuzzy Agolley in 2010 and 2011.
A regular star on television, Dylan is also a popular guest panellist on shows such as ‘Spicks & Specks’, ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation’, as well as field reported and co-hosted on ‘The Circle’. You will also sometimes catch Dylan on Network Ten's 'The Project’ doing the 'Whip Around'.
When Dylan first shot to cult fame on ABC TV’s national Saturday morning live music show ‘Recovery’, he catapulted the popularity of live music and interviewing to a new level. He hosted ‘Recovery’ for 3 years and his infectious persona brought a new element into Saturday morning television. Dylan's warmth and individuality aided in attaining artists that would appear exclusively on ‘Recovery’ whilst visiting Australia.
Following ‘Recovery’, Dylan hosted the national television program ‘The 10.30 Slot’ on Friday evenings, another of ABC TV’s popular music and pop culture extravaganzas. Dylan's association in the music world was cemented when he became the host of Channel 10’s ‘Pepsi Live’ in 2001 - continuing this role for three years on the only Australian commercial television music program at the time. Dylan in turn hosted the show’s radio program on Fox FM.
Dylan’s star studded list of celebrities interviewed includes Stevie Wonder, Foo Fighters, M.I.A, Britney Spears, Ed Sheeran, Sting, Kylie Minogue, Bjork, Russell Crowe, Silverchair, Faith No More, Metallica, Oasis, No Doubt, De La Soul, Public Enemy, Pulp, Reece Witherspoon, Billy Zane, Eric Bana, and the list goes on…
As a huge fan of the series, Dylan was thrilled to accept an offer to be in the Australian Celebrity Big Brother. When it came to the final eviction night, Dylan was the overwhelming winner as voted by the general public. He has also appeared on Channel 9’s ratings winner, Celebrity Circus where his natural comic ability and willingness to take on all challenges thrown at him, once again made him an absolute standout of the series.
One of Dylan’s career highlights was when he appeared as an extra in ‘Star Wars Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones’. Continuing on the feature film ride, Dylan landed a role in ‘The Real Thing’ released in Australia in 2002 and has played the lead role in short films, ‘Like It Is’, ‘RAY’ and 'The Postman', as well as many minor film and TV roles.
Dylan graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Education in secondary drama and music in 1994. He dabbles in pastimes such as juggling, fire-breathing, clowning and magic. He plays piano, clarinet, saxophone, turntables, accordion, harmonica and didgeridoo. Dylan also has his own man-choir called....Manchoir – a group of men who sing (and perform) in mostly perfect harmonies. He has also played in two well known Melbourne bands: Funk band 'The Brown Hornet' and hip-hop band Megabias. Both bands have toured extensively, released a few albums and performed on a variety of television shows.
Dylan extends his support to many different charity causes through his media profile. Namely, he is an ambassador for Headspace (The National Youth Mental Health Foundation), The Starlight Foundation, Smiling Minds and Ride2School Day.
Dylan has hosted many launches, corporate functions and awards events. The rare experience of hosting an abundance of television shows combined with his professionalism, elite talent and ‘wow’ factor allows him to deliver at the highest level.