Jacob Stanley

Whimsy, warmth, a natural story teller; Jacob can make us laugh, think or lull us into a safe, dream like state as we listen to his lovely voice.

Jacob Stanley is a Sydney-based podcaster, presenter, and voice over artist.

He currently hosts one of Australia’s most popular podcasts, Just the Gist, with his best friend, Rosie Waterland. Together they won the 2020 Australian Podcast Award for best entertainment podcast, and have now taken the show on the road with sold out live events at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Adelaide Fringe. 

Jacob studied acting at the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art, and went on the complete a Bachelor of Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney. 

From 2008 to 2020 Jacob was immersed in the beauty industry, running the Learning and Development department for MECCA Brands, Australia’s largest prestige beauty retailer. This involved planning and hosting large scale conferences and seminars, regularly presenting to groups of up to 2500, and appearing as guest speaker at industry forums in New York, Paris, London, San Francisco and Miami. 

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