The Australian Furniture Association (AFA) has announced that international broadcaster, journalist and media communications strategist, Jo Pearson will lead the coverage of the upcoming Australian Furniture Industry Awards and National Furniture Training Conference as part of the Australian International Furniture Exhibition.

A household name in Melbourne homes for more than a decade, Jo Pearson presented Eyewitness News with David Johnston, five nights a week, and went on to host national television shows with the Nine Network. Today, Jo writes and directs award-winning corporate films in addition to helping individuals and businesses tell their stories, and communicate their strategies with authenticity and impact.

Fifteen years ago, Jo established Media Strategies, a communications consultancy that provides media and presentation skills coaching to individuals and corporate clients in both Australia and the UK.

During the coverage of the inaugural Festival of Furniture in Australia, Jo will bring her very own inimitable style and poise to what promises to be a world exclusive event.