Dom Alessio is a renowned champion of Australian music, a writer and producer, a former broadcaster, occasionally a DJ but always a lover of dogs. He is currently the Digital Export Producer for SOUNDS AUSTRALIA, leveraging curated digital services and promoting local artists to international markets.
For eight years Dom was the host of Home & Hosed on triple j, Australia's national youth radio station. Starting in 2009, he presented and programmed the show, Monday to Thursday at 9pm, introducing audiences to the future of Australian music. Dom was an early supporter of artists such as Flume, Courtney Barnett, Boy & Bear, Methyl Ethel, Meg Mac, Julia Jacklin, Remi, Sampa The Great, D.D. Dumbo, Gang Of Youths, Alex Lahey and countless others.
Dom's career began as a freelance music writer in 2005 before joining Sydney's weekly music street press magazine The Brag as their Arts & Assistant Editor in mid-2006.
It was during this period that Dom co-founded the first music blog solely dedicated to Australian music, Who The Bloody Hell Are They.
He also began volunteering for Sydney's FBi Radio and in 2007 became one of the hosts of The Bridge, the station's flagship local music show, offering a platform for emerging Sydney artists to have their music heard.
Dom continues to freelance and has contributed to publications such as The Guardian, The Sun Herald, triple j Magazine, Mess & Noise and Faster Louder (now Music Junkee)
He's been a guest, or hosted shows, on radio stations such as Beats 1, BBC 6 Music, New York's East Village Radio, ABC Radio Sydney, Double J & Kiwi FM.
He's hosted a number of award ceremonies including the Western Australian Music Awards, the Northern Territory Song Of The Year Awards, the National Live Music Awards and the South Australian Music Awards. He's also presented awards at the ARIAs and the GQ Men Of The Year Awards.