Jason Gunn MC/Entertainer Profile


MC, Speaker, Presenter, Entertainer, Communication Coach

Jason Gunn, one of NZ’s most recognizable media personalities and skilled public speakers has lit up screens, stages and radio for over 35 years. The effervescent presenter, host, and communications coach is renowned for his professionalism, light heartedness, and ability to connect with any audience.

At 18, Jason became the face of New Zealand children's television with ‘Jase TV’ and the long-running ‘Son of a Gunn Show.’ He went on to host many top TV shows including ‘Dancing With The Stars’, ‘The Rich List’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’. For 10 years Jason anchored #1 radio shows across New Zealand. He’s also worked behind the camera as an accomplished director, producer and writer.

For 23 years Jason has run TV production powerhouse “Whitebait-Media” with his wife Janine, producing award winning shows like ‘What Now’, ‘Brain Busters’, ‘Bumble’ to name but a few.

In 2019 following a major health scare, Jason realised a long-held dream of starting his own communications training company, “Easily Said”. Today the thriving business teaches individuals and organisations how to communicate with confidence and master the art of storytelling.

Jason is also a top tier MC and keynote speaker. Highly entertaining, his ability to connect with an audience on a personal level is unparalleled. Jason always ensures your message is delivered in a unique, light and meaningful way.

A crowd favourite, no one works a room like Jason. He will go out of his way to make sure everyone has an event to remember.






Christchurch, New Zealand


Communication Coach, Entertainer, Keynote Speaker, MC, Presenting, Singing & Performing


Attempting to fix things on my lifestyle block, Family, Movies, Playing Piano, Reading Self Help Books

Speaking Topics

Better storytelling = better sales, Finding the life-work balance, How to connect with your audience, How to speak from the heart, The Power of Storytelling, What does success look like?

Event Highlights

2022Kiri Te Kanawa Recruitment Day, Kiri Te Kanawa Ryman Healthcare - MC
2022New Zealand Intellectual Property Attorneys Annual Conference and Dinner 2022 - MC
2022Pride in Print Awards, Print NZ - co MC

Testimonials (3)

NZIPA Conference & Dinner 2022

Jason was fantastic!!! Such a professional MC. He made us all feel at ease and was a real hit with our attendees. He added moments of humour to what could have been a dry day. We were so lucky to have Jason as MC for our conference.

Wendy Welsh | Secretary

NZ Institute of Patent Attorneys