Mr Jon Faine

John Faine

After graduating from Monash well-known ABC radio presenter Jon Faine (BA 1979, LLB 1981) began his professional career as a solicitor at the Melbourne legal firms Barker Harty and Co, and Holding Redlich and Co, and then the Fitzroy Legal Service.

Mr Faine entered radio broadcasting in 1989 as the producer and presenter of ABC Radio National's 'Law Report'.

After adapting to the rigours of live radio he began a stint with 3LO working on their morning and afternoon programs.

As his interest in topics widened, so did his choice of media. In television he worked on ABC TV's 'Investigators', 'First Edition' and 'Wise Up'.

Since 1997 Mr Faine has hosted the morning program on ABC Radio 774.

He is known for his ability to vigorously debate and foster conversation on politics, law, arts or sports.

In 2003 he received the ABC Local Radio 'Broadcaster of the Year' award.

Mr Faine has also worked on scripts for a number of TV and feature films and relaxes by working on old cars in his spare time.