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Why Alan Jones has just given this 24yo a weekly segment

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24-year-old Jessica Rouse is no ordinary young woman.

She’s an up and coming radio broadcaster from the NSW Hunter Valley who’s been sharing the devastation of the drought with her listeners.

And now she’ll be sharing it weekly with the most successful breakfast radio show in Australia.

Alan Jones received a call from “broadcasting legend” Caroline Jones, recommending he speak with Jess who hosts Hunter Valley Today on 2NM in Muswellbrook.

He did just that, with Jess describing to Alan’s listeners just how bad the drought is out there.

“It’s crippling Alan, it is just heartbreaking.

“The farmers that I have met are just hurting so much. These people are breaking.

“They just want a voice and they want to know that people care. Farmers are the backbone of this country Alan and we need them.”

Alan was so impressed with the young broadcaster that he’s now given her a weekly segment on his program.

“I tell you what we’re going to do…

“I’m going to talk to you every week because this is the epicentre, the Hunter Valley, of the crisis that’s overtaken us.”

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