If you’ve been listening to Hope 103.2FM during the 9am to 1pm slot this week, you would’ve stumbled across the new kid on the block: Emma Mullings.
Emma, our new Mornings announcer, is filling in for Katrina Roe – who’s away raising her new baby.
Technically, Emma’s actually not completely new to the Hope team, having been on air during many weekends over the past two years. If you’ve ever checked out her photo on our website and had a sense of de-ja-vu, then it’s likely you’ve seen her before, on the small screen – she’s had an impressive television career.
Emma’s TV work has included shows on most of the free-to-air channels. She’s presented live segments on Channel Seven’s The Morning Show, (The Buzz and The Jury segments), as well as spots on Channel 10’s The Circle (The Inside Word), and was host of a Channel 9 music show called Hits Blitzz.
“I just love music,” Emma said. “Hits Blitz was the ultimate job for me.”
Emma, a journalism graduate, has written for blogs including Mamamia, i village and Coping With Jane, and has also done quite a bit of acting. Gigs have included TV commercials, a Tropfest short film called Sugar Free, and playing ‘Kirsten’ in the TV series Redfern Now, Series Two. She’s also currently appearing in commercial spots called What’s New.
Putting Her Faith Into Action
It was after coming to faith in 2003 that Emma became interested in creating Christian media. She currently writes for MICI Magazine and was also the co-creator and presenter of Positive Hits.
“Positive Hits is a music and entertainment show that has aired on the Australian Christian Channel for five years now,” Emma said. “I created that with my husband Terence.
“We wanted to create an entertainment show that was a bit more positive, without all the swearing and booty that comes with music video shows, and that young adults and teenagers would actually want to watch. So we created it ourselves. As well as airing on the ACC in Australia, it also airs in the UK, Indonesia and the US.”
A Busy Wife And Mum
Emma met her husband Terrence when they both worked at 2Day FM and has been married for seven years. They have two children – Jeremiah Maxwell Joshua and Hosannah Emma Grace, aged four and five. And together they lead a night service at C3 Church, City Campus, and run a connect group. Another of Emma’s great passions is being a Compassion Ambassador, a role for which she has visited Uganda.
Emma, who is now a few days into her new job, said she was loving presenting the Morning show.
“It’s going to be really fun. I’ve been freelancing for so many years, I’m going to be like a grownup now with a Monday to Friday job. I feel excited to be able to take ownership of a show and get my teeth into it.”