Natalee Taylor Jukes
Natalee Taylor Jukes is a successful, passionate and ambitious Radio Program Director and Announcer with over 10 years On-Air experience hosting Midday, Afternoon Drive and Morning shows.  She developed a love for the radio industry at a young age, scoring her first job on a Street Team in Kelowna in 1998.  After getting her feet wet, she enrolled in Columbia Academy and graduated with Newscaster of the Year honours in 2001.

Her first year working in the industry was split between 104.9 XFM Vancouver as the Cruiser girl and Mountain FM Squamish pulling on air shifts and learning the ropes in Promotions.  Moving to Kelowna, she spent almost three years carrying various music roles and on air shifts within the Standard Radio group (now Bell Media) as Midday host at The Bullet, morning show producer and networked evening host on 99.9 Sun FM.

In 2004 CHUM was granted a new FM license in Edmonton for a Top 40/Urban station and Taylor was hired to host the Midday Shift.  After 2 successful years, she was promoted to Afternoon Drive Host and achieved excellent ratings in the key F25-34 demographics. Her brand grew more even more by hosting a feature on City TV called CityBeat; showcasing entertainment news, local events and local music.  Staying within CHUM, Taylor then took the plunge into a brand new morning show in Winnipeg.  

After deciding to move back to BC and go into Programming full-time, she signed on with Vista Radio to successfully launch a new FM  license for Kelowna in 2008 - a Classic Hits station.  In 2009, she then landed at home in Vancouver,  surrounded by friends and family, where she became the Assistant Brand Director(APD)/Midday Host at Virgin Radio Vancouver. After acheiving ratings success, she was promoted to Program Director of the Triple A/Alternative Rock station Shore 104. In 2014, Newcap purchased the radio station and she became the first Program Director of LG 104.3 Vancouver, while working creatively with Newcap to build the new product.  Music, Fashion, food, wine and Social Media are just a few of her passions.  She writes gastro for the lifestyle blog/site and actively posts her culinary creations on Instagram here.