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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jean Kittson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jean Kittson, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jean Kittson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jean Kittson, often where they are interviewed.

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Jean Kittson - Throwing the book at taboo topics

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As a performer and scriptwriter for stage, television, radio, magazines and newspapers, Jean Kittson came to national attention on 'The Big Gig', followed by Let the Blood Run Free, Kittson Fahey, Good News Week, the Glasshouse, Flat Chat, The Einstein Factor, Media Dimensions and Strictly Speaking.

Well known for her comedy debates for the ABC, Channel 9 and Channel ten, she has been a regular columnist with New Weekly, Sunday Telegraph, the Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney Magazine, Inspire Magazine, the Readers Digest Health Smart magazine and The Hoopla.

She is the author of 'Tongue Lashing', published by Penguin, as well as her recent book 'You're still hot to me', published by Pan Macmillan. Jean’s 3rd book, ‘We need to talk about Mum and Dad’, also published by Pan Macmillan, is a no-nonsense guide to parenting ageing parents.

Her film credits include Hating Alison Ashley and The Nugget. Theatre includes Mum’s the Word, Calendar Girls, Siren, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She is a regular guest on ABC 702 radio drive programme, Thank God It’s Friday.

Jean is an experienced MC, keynote speaker, panellist, debater and facilitator of conventions, conferences, award nights and other after dinner frolics, in corporate, government and community arena.

She was a founding Director of the National Cord Blood Bank, the inaugural Chair of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) and a founding Ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia.

Jean Kittson is currently an Ambassador for The Macular Disease Foundation, Northcott Disability Services, The Raise Foundation, Taldumande Youth Services and the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation.

Most recently she has been appointed the Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia.

As an advocate for women’s health issues, Jean was invited to speak about her experiences of menopause at the National Press Club. This lead to her recently published book; ‘You’re Still Hot to Me. The Joys of Menopause’ (Pan Macmillan).

“It’s informative, accurate, funny and just so accessible. I love it and finally have the definitive book to recommend to my patients.” ~ Dr Penny Adams, GP and medical media personality for women’s health.

Jean Kittson is also a wife, mother and daughter, and is married to cartoonist and political satirist Patrick Cook. Jean is the mother of two daughters, Victoria and Charlie.

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Website - https://www.jeankittson.com.au/

Lynda Gibson - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynda_Gibson

Girls With Hammers - https://girlswithhammers.com.au/

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Shameless Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/shameless/id1352875216

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Sep 17 2020 · 1hr 17mins
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Dying Your Way Interview with Jean Kittson - Elder Abuse is No Laughing Matter

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The well-known Australian comedienne, Jean Kittson, shares her stories and thoughts on 20 years as part of the Sandwich Generation. Her best selling book We Need to Talk About Mum and Dad shines a light on the taboo subject of elder abuse along with some lighter moments that bring hope and practical solutions to those helping and protecting their elderly parents.
To find out more about Jean Kittson visit her website here - https://www.jeankittson.com.au/
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Sep 16 2020 · 43mins
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We Need To Talk About Mum And Dad: Jean Kittson in conversation with Mandy Nolan

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Jean Kittson's warm and witty practical guide is a one-stop shop for information on how to support your ageing loved ones: how to protect their health and wellbeing, keep them safe and secure, and enable them to be self-determining and independent for as long as possible. Compelled to discuss some of life's most confronting questions, Jean shares heartfelt, personal stories alongside expert advice.

In this Conversations from Byron podcast, Jean talks with fellow author and comedian Mandy Nolan about what she learned throughout the writing of this book. Jean shares some of her own family’s experiences, and talks us through the complex aged care system in Australia. Together, Mandy and Jean consider how we might re-frame the way we think about caring for our elderly parents.
Aug 03 2020 · 31mins
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Parenting our parents — Jean Kittson on looking after Mum and Dad

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As Jean negotiated the maze of caring for her ageing parents, she began collecting the information she found useful, as well as asking herself and others deeper questions about aged care
Mar 12 2020 · 50mins
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Parenting our parents — Jean Kittson on looking after Mum and Dad

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As Jean negotiated the maze of caring for her ageing parents, she began collecting the information she found useful, as well as asking herself and others deeper questions about aged care
Mar 12 2020 · 50mins
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Thank God It's Friday with Jean Kittson, Subby Valentine and Tommy Dean

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This week Richard is joined by Jean Kittson, Subby Valentine and Tommy Dean
Jul 14 2017 · 46mins
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The Life of Jean Kittson from Comedienne, Actress to Author, Activist

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Listen to my fabulous interview with the remarkable Jean Kittson, funny, intelligent, passionate and authentic. 

I was fortunate enough to be present at an event when Jean Kittson took the mic to share some of her insights about being a woman. Not only did I almost hit the floor with laughter I felt myself feeling so incredibly understood. She is funny, ruthlessly honest and yes remarkable. i loved interviewing Jean because like every remarkable person I have had the pleasure of interviewing she has a perfectly fascinating story and i discovered that nothing is as easy as it looks.

Jean Kittson is an Australian performer, writer and comedian in theatre and print on radio and television. She made her comedy debut at Melbourne’s comedy venue Le Joke in a series of solo performances, and then in the stage version of let The Blood run Free.

She came to national attention on The Big Gig. This was followed by Let the Blood Run Free, Kittson Fahey, the Great Debate series as well as Good News Week, The Glasshouse and The einstein Factor. She is also well known for her lively comedy debates for the ABC, Channel 9 and Channel Ten and was a regular guest on Channel 7's the Morning Show, Channel 9's KAK Show and 20 to One. She has also been a judge on Strictly Speaking and a guest on Talkin' About Your Generation.

Jean Kittson is a regular guest on TGIF, ABC radio 702, Sydney and has been a regular columnist with New Weekly, Sunday Telegraph, the SMH Sydney Magazine, Inspire Magazine, and the Readers Digest Health Smart magazine.

She is the author of Tongue Lashing, published by Penguin.

Feb 07 2017 · 27mins
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The Life of Jean Kittson from Comedienne, Actress to Author, Activist

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Listen to my fabulous interview with the remarkable Jean Kittson, funny, intelligent, passionate and authentic. 

I was fortunate enough to be present at an event when Jean Kittson took the mic to share some of her insights about being a woman. Not only did I almost hit the floor with laughter I felt myself feeling so incredibly understood. She is funny, ruthlessly honest and yes remarkable. i loved interviewing Jean because like every remarkable person I have had the pleasure of interviewing she has a perfectly fascinating story and i discovered that nothing is as easy as it looks.

Jean Kittson is an Australian performer, writer and comedian in theatre and print on radio and television. She made her comedy debut at Melbourne’s comedy venue Le Joke in a series of solo performances, and then in the stage version of let The Blood run Free.

She came to national attention on The Big Gig. This was followed by Let the Blood Run Free, Kittson Fahey, the Great Debate series as well as Good News Week, The Glasshouse and The einstein Factor. She is also well known for her lively comedy debates for the ABC, Channel 9 and Channel Ten and was a regular guest on Channel 7's the Morning Show, Channel 9's KAK Show and 20 to One. She has also been a judge on Strictly Speaking and a guest on Talkin' About Your Generation.

Jean Kittson is a regular guest on TGIF, ABC radio 702, Sydney and has been a regular columnist with New Weekly, Sunday Telegraph, the SMH Sydney Magazine, Inspire Magazine, and the Readers Digest Health Smart magazine.

She is the author of Tongue Lashing, published by Penguin.

Feb 07 2017 · 27mins
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Thank God it's Friday with Tommy Dean, Rebecca de Unamuno and Jean Kittson

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This week Richard is joined by Tommy Dean, Rebecca de Unamuno and Jean Kittson
Nov 18 2016 ·