TV & radio presenter, corporate host
Dylan Lewis first shot to cult fame on ABC TV’s national Saturday morning live music show Recovery. He hosted the show for three years and his infectious persona – as well as the show’s anarchic moments – brought a new element into Saturday morning television.
Since then Dylan has hosted a range of music and variety shows including ABC TV’s The 10.30 Slot on Friday evenings, Network Ten’s Pepsi Live and Fox FM’s Pepsi Live radio show. He also co-hosted Network Ten’s flagship music program Video Hits, the world’s second longest running music TV show, with Fuzzy Agolley.
In 2006, Dylan signed with radio station Nova 100 in Melbourne and is now the host of Nova’s afternoon slot every weekday. In 2012 he was judged ‘Best Music Presenter, Metropolitan’ at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs).
Dylan’s experience at hosting television shows combined with his professionalism, personality and talent make him a great host for launches, corporate functions and awards events.
In 2002 Dylan was thrilled to be invited to appear on Channel 9’s first-ever Australian Celebrity Big Brother and was eventually voted the overwhelming winner. In 2005 he 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.
Dylan has also co-hosted and presented on Network Ten’s, The Circle and appeared regularly as guest panellist on Spicks & Specks , Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation and The Project.
During his career he’s interviewed a long list of celebrities including Stevie Wonder, Sting, Kylie Minogue, Bjork, Russell Crowe, Natalie Imbruglia, Silverchair, Faith No More, Emma Bunton, Geri Haliwell, Metallica, Oasis, Shaggy, No Doubt, Public Enemy, Reece Witherspoon, Billy Zane, Eric Bana and many more.
Dylan landed a role in feature film The Real Thing released in Australia in 2002 and has played the lead role in two short films, Like It Is and RAY, as well as many minor film and TV roles. A career highlight was appearing as an extra in Star Wars Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones.
He has won 2 ACRA Awards, ‘Best Newcomer’ and ‘Best Music Personality’ and was nominated again for ‘Best Music Presenter’ in 2012.
Dylan gives his support to many different charities including Headspace (The National Youth Mental Health Foundation), The Starlight Foundation, Smiling Minds and Ride2School Day.
He graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Education in secondary drama and music in 1994. He dabbles in ridiculous pastimes such as juggling, fire-breathing and magic and 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.