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Artist Spotlight: Jump With Jill

Jill Jayne, MS, RD, Creat or Jill Jayne, MS, RD, is the countryís only Rockstar Nutritionist. She is the leading expert in creating and delivering interactive media about health to kids and families. Jill is the creator of the live rock & roll nutrition show Jump with Jill, the accompanying audio CD, and the Nutrition Rock Invasion teacher toolkit. With the showís growing popularity, Jill personally casts and trains a Jill army to perform Jump with Jill around the country. Jillís original music and video productions have led her to the White House to meet Michelle Obama and a 2011 Grammy nomination consideration for Best Childrenís Album. Jump with Jill has been performed for over 250,000 kids across the United States and Europe and has been featured in national media outlets including NPR, Sprout PBS, The Washington Post, Nickelodeonís Parents Connect, and industry trade publications. Jillís knack for rock & roll nutrition is the result of her experience as a musician and credentials in nutrition. Jill spent years as a mainstream recording artist with her rock band Sunset West including appearances on The Vans Warped Tour and the American Idol spin-off The Next Great American Band on FOX. In addition to being an accomplished musician, Jill is a Registered Dietitian with a masterís degree in nutrition education from Teachers College Columbia University and a bachelorís in nutrition and theater from Penn State University. Before becoming a professional Rockstar Nutritionist, Jill was writer, producer and host of the nationally-syndicated, nationally-acclaimed childrenís nutrition news program Whatís in the News for PBS and a New York City public school teacher. Jill resides in Pittsburgh, PA.




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