Her passion for the industry originated through Acting and Drama which she has effortlessly practiced throughout her career. Holding a Bachelor of Education specialising in Drama from Melbourne University, Jo has decades of experience teaching students both in a school setting and in private training workshops. Many of whom, have proceeded to feature prominently in Australian productions.

A mother to two boys herself, Jo's vibrant nature is evident as she thrives on seeing budding talent exceed their expectations by spotting them in TV and on film, an event that truly brings a smile to her face.