At residence with Combine 102.three’s Jodie Oddy


Breakfast radio wasn’t Jodie Oddy’s first alternative, however it’s one thing she’s grown to like wholeheartedly.The 44-year-old has labored on and off in radio for about 20 years, with seven of these spent on Combine 102.three’s Jodie & Soda Breakfast Present.“I all the time wished to be a sports activities journalist, so I sort of fell into breakfast radio which is lucky as a result of I like it,” Jodie says.Whereas the 4am alarm isn’t precisely her favorite a part of the job, Jodie says she loves that she will get to assist brighten peoples’ days.“I really like you can join with individuals and hopefully genuinely make them snigger or assist them out if they’re struggling,” she says.When she’s not making Adelaide chuckle within the mornings, the mother-of-four loves spending time together with her youngsters, Taylor, Payton, Summer time and Harper, and husband Greg of their residence.“We constructed seven years in the past, my husband did 98 per cent of it, I believe I selected some faucets,” she says.

MORE NEWS:

Sustainable stunner puts you on top of the world

At home with Lauren Crago

Make a splash in wonderful Walkerville

AGE 44

WORK LIFE
I work at Combine 102.three with Mark Soderstrom (he’s like an annoying brother) doing breakfast radio. Up till lately I used to be additionally a presenter at Channel 10.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS/BEST KNOWN FOR
Most likely the time we made 7-year-old Alex the Chief Firefighter for the day and we shut down town as he rescued Travis Boak from a ‘burning constructing’ – 10,000 individuals turned up that day to help a sick little one, it was unbelievable.

I’VE LIVED IN MY HOME FOR …
7 years.

MY HOME IS AN …
Open-plan, mild crammed area.

I LIVE WITH …
My husband Greg and our 4 women. Taylor, Payton, Summer time and Harper.

I LOVE MY HOME BECAUSE …
Many of the rooms look out onto the pool and I really like water.

BUT I STILL NEED TO …
Replace a number of of the rooms and put in some decking by the pool. My bestie Bec has a enterprise Designed by B so I’ll be hitting her up for mate’s charges.

MY DECORATING STYLE IS …
Minimalistic and modern with loads of youngsters’ toys thrown in.

RECENT PURCHASE
We’ve simply purchased a brand new sofa we’ve outgrown the five-seater with the brand new addition!

I COLLECT …
Photographs. The home is stuffed with images.

FAVOURITE PART OF YOUR HOME?
I really like our kitchen/residing space. It’s a cheerful area.

HOME FAVOURITES
The cot within the nursery.
A brand new print we of our favorite vacation spot, a seashore in Byron Bay. It hangs in our hallway.
The pool in summer time has supplied hours of enjoyable household time.

IN MY GARDEN I HAVE …
An enormous trampoline out the entrance and a netball ring. I ship the youngsters on the market when they’re driving me cocoa bananas.

WHEN I GET HOME AT NIGHT …
I sort of get residence within the morning! However witching hour right here is off the charts.

AT WEEKENDS I LIKE TO …
Head down the coast, in any other case I get caught doing washing.

MY FIRST CAR WAS …
A Holden Astra. You couldn’t open the driving force seat door so I needed to climb out the boot.

I LIKE TO LISTEN TO …
Combine102.three. However after I’m not listening to the radio, I’ve very eclectic style so something from Mariah Carey classics via to Powderfinger and the Foo Fighters.

AT THE MOMENT I AM READING …
The Household Present by Cathy Kelly which is pure escapism and Carry out Beneath Stress by Dr. Ceri Evans which principally is me attempting to grasp my very own thoughts!

FAVOURITE FILM
Love Truly. Each. Single. Christmas. Eve.

CLEAN FREAK OR MESSY BESSIE?
Clear freak however not as unhealthy as my clutter-hating husband.

ON MY WISH LIST IS …
A pizza oven.

WHEN I’M HOME I LIKE TO COOK …
Every part on a Sunday. I’m large on meal prep.

FAV CAFE/RESTAURANT/ BAR
The Spot Vietnamese on Melbourne Road, North Adelaide. Their hen rice rocks my world.

FAVOURITE DRINK
Espresso at 5am.

WHEN I WAS A CHILD I WANTED TO BE …
A sports activities journalist.

FAVOURITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY …
Something involving my Mum … and her principally doing all my homework for me.

IF I COULD CHANGE CAREER NOW I WOULD BE …
A midwife. I’d like to deliver new infants into the world.

FAVOURITE SA HOLIDAY SPOT
Going to the seashore at Middleton and driving our bikes alongside the trek to Port Elliot.

DREAM HOLIDAY DESTINATION
It was to do a sports activities tour of New York however not a lot now! I’m redirecting my consideration to a calming vacation within the Maldives.

FAVOURITE SPORTS TEAM
I’ve to say it was the Adelaide Adrenaline when my husband performed however now it’s the Adelaide Thunderbirds …. 36ers are an in depth second.

SOMETHING YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS?
We’re beginning our personal enterprise within the subsequent few months so I’d love for that to take off. Additionally to cease having any extra youngsters!

MY NEIGHBOURS ARE …
Actually fantastic. Shout out to Frank and Sylvia who wish to deliver us Italian meals.

I COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT …
My household. Full cease.

IF I COULD AFFORD IT I WOULD LIVE …
On a yacht cruising round Europe.

HOME MEANS …
My coronary heart is full.