A Master of Ceremonies (also an MC or host) is the official host of an important event. A professional MC speaks to the audience, presents guests of honour, performers or speakers; and normally keeps the event moving along smoothly, often telling jokes or anecdotes. Professionals, such as Jon Vertigan, are hired for a wide range of events, such as; wedding receptions, awards ceremonies, business dinners, conferences, conventions etc. There are a number of reasons why a Master of Ceremonies will make your event more memorable. Having a professional MC conveys to the guests that they are attending an important event. Jon will make your event more enjoyable. He will get your guests laughing and having fun, while keeping them engaged throughout the event. Jon knows how to introduce your special guests with the right ‘build-up’ to make them look their best. The audience will often judge the entire event based on whether or not they liked the MC. Jon will ensure that your event is an absolute success. He even can raffle prizes, and host a live auction. Your event will benefit from having a seasoned professional such as Jon Vertigan guiding you through.


From footy club bash’s to weddings and birthday parties, Jon Vertigan has DJ’d them all, and is the first choice for the best DJ for any event. With 28 years experience as a music director in the radio industry, Jon knows what songs work well in any circumstance at any event. Your event is important. Whether it’s a milestone birthday, a corporate event, or a wedding, if the music is good this is what your event will be judged on. Don’t leave it in the hands of a pimply faced teenager, let Jon Vertigan bring his decades of music direction to your event to make it memorable for all the right reasons!

Race Calling

Jon Vertigan has found a new calling in life - pun intended. What started as an on air feature one morning ended up a viral sensation, and made him a superstar with Kochie and Sam on Channel Seven’s Sunrise Program. Jon has an impressive portfolio of ‘imaginary’ racecalls that have been seen millions of times worldwide. Jon can tailor a race call for you whether it’s to promote your business on social media, for a conference or for a family birthday, the possibilities are endless. Contact Jon to discuss more. See all of Jon Vertigan's race calls on his youtube channel:


Radio broadcasting has been a constant throughout Jon Vertigan's whole life. He was born into radio, his father John Vertigan Senior spent 53 years in the radio industry and is one of the most revered and respected voices in Australian radio. The apple didn't fall far from the tree. Jon has been in radio since 1992 working in Swan Hill, Horsham, Shepparton, Gippsland, Melbourne, Sydney, and Warrnambool where he has been since 2004. He has been recognized by the industry with an incredible 15 Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAS):

1994 – Best Music Presenter – 3WM Horsham
2006 – Best Program Director – Coast FM Warrnambool
2009 – Best Comedy Segment – Marriage is up cup
2010 – Best Networked Program – Jon and Jane for Breakfast
2011 – Best Networked Program – Jon Vertigan for Breakfast
2012 – Best Networked Program – Jon Vertigan for Breakfast
2012 – Best Station Promotion – Win your way to Byron Bay
2015 – Best On Air Team – The Morning Rush with Jon and Maria
2015 – Best Comedy Segment – Raising the Rugrats Cup
2016 – Best Networked Program – The Morning Rush with Jon and Maria
2016 – Best Comedy Segment – Tantrum Song
2017 – Best Networked Program – The Morning Rush with Jon and Kate
2017 – Best Comedy Segment – The Family Camping Holiday Handicap
2018 – Best Networked Program – The Morning Rush with Jon and Kate
2018 – Best Comedy Segment – The Raising The Teenagers Maiden

Currently with co-host Kate Meade, Jon anchors the breakfast show 'The Morning Rush' heard on Ace Radio stations 3YBFM, 3HA, 3WM, 3CS, 3SH, GOLD1242, 3NE and 2QN. Jon is a very sought after voice over artist and can provide you with a confident hard, medium or soft sell commercial voice over. Contact Jon for a quote.

Corporate Events

Jon Vertigan can host and MC your corporate event. Whether it be as Master of Ceremonies for a conference, or if you're just after that highly skilled, professional polished touch for your important corporate dinner, Jon Vertigan is the perfect choice. He has hosted over a hundred corporate events, and can seamlessly keep your event ticking over in a confident and competent manner while keeping your audience entertained and amused.