Gina Jeffreys joins Star FM Central Coast breakfast show
Multi-award-winning country singer Gina Jeffreys will join Rabbit on Star 104.5’s breakfast show in 2022.
Having been a special guest on Star 104.5’s Central Coast breakfast show over the past few weeks and co-hosting the Cancer Council’s “Stars of the Central Coast” with Rabbit from 2017, Gina spoke of her excitement to be joining him on air in 2022.
“I’m going to be spending my mornings hanging out with someone who makes me laugh so hard it hurts! Rabbit is the right mix of professional and fun. He’s off the cuff, quick witted, honest and funny.
“Joining Star 104.5 is not only the laughs, but we also share the same core beliefs – seeing the best in people, admiring kindness, celebrating life and having a positive outlook. What a way to start each day! I’m so excited to be a part of the Star family and can’t wait for 2022.”
Rabbit and Gina have already been sharing lots of laughs. “I’ve completely lost my voice three times in the last few weeks. It was always on the days Gina joined the show. Either I’m allergic to her – or we’re laughing so much it actually hurts! Time will tell….”
Star 104.5’s Program Director Shayne Sinclair has had an eye on Gina Jeffreys for some time.
“She’s a natural born entertainer, a Central Coast local through and through, and I’m also told she’s a pretty good singer as well! I couldn’t be happier that the stars have aligned (pun intended!) and we’ve been able to bring Gina Jeffreys into the Star 104.5 family. 2022 is shaping up to be an incredible year!”
After bursting on to the music scene in 1991, and opening for Johnny Cash’s national tour in 1994, Gina quickly became the face of Australian country music. She was the first female in the history of Australian country music to achieve platinum record sales and sell out shows across the nation and has paved the way for the future of women in Australian Country Music.
Almost 30 years after it all began, with countless number one songs and multiple tours, Gina is still wowing crowds on stage and mentoring the next generation of Aussie musicians. During lockdown, she has been writing songs with multiple artists, with many of them making the top 10.
Two of the new acts Ginba has been working with, Max Jackson and Courtney Keil, will be on the line-up for Gina and Tania Kernaghan’s upcoming National Girls Night Out tour. Gina and Tania will also release a new album in 2022.
Dave ‘Rabbit’ Rabbetts has been the host of Star 104.5’s breakfast show since 2015. With over 30 years of radio experience, Rabbit has carved out an impressive radio career across multiple radio networks in New Zealand and Australia. He first joined Nova 96.9 in 2001 as part of the original line up and hosted several number one shows during his six years with the station. After a six-year stint at SAFM, he returned to Nova 96.9 in 2013 before making the move to the Central Coast to host Star 104.5’s breakfast show in 2015.
Rabbit & Gina will be heard on Nova Entertainment’s Star 104.5 beginning 10th January next year.