Smallzy, Jabba and Ugly Phil join HMMG’s expanding Radio Roster

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Joining the likes of Nova’s Breakfast host Ryan ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald, Channel V Presenter, film maker, DJ and TV producer Danny Clayton and veteran media personality Jonathon Coleman, we welcome to the fold rising star Kent ‘Smallzy’ Small, Jason ‘Jabba’ Davis and the man who paved the radio way – Ugly Phil O’Neil.

Smallzy first joined dmg Radio in 2007 where he hosted Nova 106.6 night show with Michelle Anderson. Thanks to consistent rating wins the duo went on to be nominated for Best On Air Team at the 2008 Australian Commercial Radio Awards – competing in the same category as ‘Hamish & Andy’ & ‘Kyle & Jackie O’.

Today, Smallzy hosts his own national night show on the Nova Network called Smallzy’s Surgery which focuses on all things music and celebrities, while presenting with his own unique style. With the show travelling internationally to get access to the biggest stars in the world, it won’t be long until his past success is mirrored around the country.

Phil O’Neil, or ‘UglyPhil’ as he is known on-air, has achieved massive success throughout his diverse career. From building one of the most successful syndicated shows in the history of Australian radio on 2Day FM with the original Hot 30 radio show he has interviewed artists such as Slash, the Backstreet Boys, Madonna and Kylie Minogue and keeps audiences entertained with his comedy sketches, prank calls and on-air stunts, showing off all facets of his personality. Phil is currently hosting the drive show for Central Coast station Star 104.5 while working with Program Director Scott Menz on developing a new style of radio show.

Jason ‘Jabba’ Davis has been a familiar face to Australian Television and Radio audiences for over 15 years. A versatile broadcaster, performer, actor, interviewer, writer, presenter, MC, DJ, comic and voice-over artist, Jabba began his career on subscription TV’s first inception, Galaxy.

A well known member of the music media fraternity, Jason ‘Jabba’ Davis has presented across Australia’s music awards including the ARIAs, the first ever Rolling Stone Awards, The Jack Awards & the OzMusic Awards. He has covered the Big Day Out for the music channels since its inception, featured in the documentary Homebake-Rebel With A Cause, MC’d red carpets, press conferences and product launches.

Also an experienced radio broadcaster, Jabba launched Nova 106.9FM in Brisbane in 2005, as well as hosting Nova’s first Live National Radio Show – The Official Motorola Aria Chart Show from 2006–2008. His time in radio saw him win the Queensland Radio Awards ‘Goldie’ for Best New Talent in 2006, an ACRA award for ‘Best Music Personality’ (2007), and ‘Best Produced Music Special- Jabba & Foo Fighters’(2008), and GQ Magazine’s Man Of The Year – ‘Radio Personality Of The Year’ (2008). With a passion for writing, Jason has written for many publications including The Sun-Herald, Grazia and Rolling Stone Magazine and is a regular contributor to Encore Magazine.

Today’s Foxtel/Austar audiences would be familiar with his hosting, presenting and interviews across Channel V, MAX (Jason is hosting the second series of The Essential 20 coming soon), The LifeStyle Channel and most recently on the National Geographic Channel hosting Curiosity Week. Jabba’s acting roles on free to air television have included Fat Pizza, Swift and Shift, Garage Days, 2011 saw the first series of the outrageous series Housos for SBS, with future Housos projects and national stage show run from may through to July. In children’s broadcasting, he was the voice of the scarecrow Hayman in Dirt Girl World.

You will also see Jason hosting the upcoming Mumbrella360 event – stay tuned for more details.

For any enquiries please contact Lee Sutherland at HMMG on [email protected]