About

A highly articulate and versatile media personality, Jonathan Pertile possesses a great voice for any audio or video medium, and is an eloquent writer. He has a strong passion for sports analysis, and is also very proficient in engaging with many other subjects.

His work has been published by AFL Media, Fox Sports Australia, The Roar, StoryMapJS, Centrethought, City Journal, and more.

Jonathan has consistently featured in the SYN Media Awards — winning the Best Sports Segment or Feature Award for a piece involving a green screen. He has also been nominated as a finalist in eight distinctive categories, across his shows, Jono Talks and The Sports Epilogue TV.

Jonathan earned the prestigious Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) degree with distinction at RMIT University in Melbourne. During his time as a student, this was ranked as Australia’s number one bachelor’s degree for media. Jonathan developed skills as a performer and creator, in radio, television, print, and online media. He is a lifetime member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, due to exceptional academic achievement.

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1530451_850010548443290_7402439513217229612_nAs a YouTuber, Jonathan uploads a range of videos mainly related but not limited to sports. Jonathan has over 100 videos on his YouTube channel. Jonathan is the founder and co-host of From Melbourne to Madrid, which primarily involves sports discussions with Luis Andrés Mariño from Spain.

Certain articles Jonathan writes for the Fox Sports Media Academy, are published by Fox Sports Australia.

During his time as an intern at The MMA Academy, Jonathan was provided with the opportunity to analyse the Hex Fight Series — Australia’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. Jonathan was later able to interview the CEO of the Hex Fight Series, Trent James.

Jonathan hosted a mixed martial arts radio show labelled: Above the Octagon on SYN 90.7 FM. Jonathan appeared on the first show days after surgery for a broken leg.

Jonathan was one of three hosts for The Playmakers Vault, which aired on SYN Nation — a digital radio station.

For The Roar, Jonathan wrote sports articles.

Jonathan composed extensive feature articles for Centrethought, where he covered political and social topics.

In addition to this, Jonathan also worked as a political journalist for SYN Represent. Jonathan covered major political events, namely the historic United Nations Summit on Climate Change in 2015.

The Fight Lyric was created and hosted by Jonathan — this show covered combat sports.

Jonathan made appearances on the 88.3 Southern FM Friday Drive program, alongside the radio announcer of the show, Karl Bianco. These segments centred on news events pertaining to federal politics and sports mainly.

 

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