Jessica has 20 years combined experience in media and communications incorporating radio, TV and digital — internationally and domestically — with both the public broadcaster and commercial networks.  Presently working with Network Ten as Producer and Fact Checker on the award-winning daily news/current affairs program, The Project, the scope of her news and current affairs experience however, includes a specialisation in Islam/West relations (MA ANU 2013) and communications consulting in the private sector.

 In early 2022 Jessica was awarded a Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies (Monash) and is currently undertaking a Doctor of Law – Juris Doctor (ANU 2024).

Prior to her current role with NetworkTen, she has worked with ABC KTVXNews4 Utah, Arabian Radio Network (Dubai), Dubai Media Incorporated, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.