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
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.
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.
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.
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 lovebeinghere.com
and actively posts her
culinary creations on Instagram here.