The 2018 MAD Next Gen networking evening was a Melbourne based event for professionals who are committed to their careers and also want to make a difference to the lives of those in need! In [...]
Jason Richardson began his journey in elite sport by winning the 1993 Stawell Gift and went on to race at national and international level over the 100m – 400m, winning the 1996 British Professional 200m Championship.
After retiring as an athlete, Jason joined Oakley eyewear as the Asia Pacific Sports Marketing Manager. After 6 years Jason founded his own importing and retail business which was ultimately sold to a Publicly Listed Company in 2008.
Jason’s sports media career started with Channel 10 as guest reporter on Sydney 2000 Olympics. Jason was a foundation host of 24 hour Melbourne Sports Radio station SEN-1116 in 2003 and has worked extensively on SEN hosting all the key daily programs, plus AFL Football, the Spring Racing Carnival, Track and Field and Cricket. Most recently Jason anchored the coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang.
Jason has been actively engaged and involved with MAD dating back to 2001 when he was a committee member for the inaugural MAD Ball. Jason was the MC of the MAD Ball from 2009 to 2012 and now his support extends to a formal position as an Ambassador of the Foundation.