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Chances are Jess Zaino has dressed you. As the Style Producer for the ABC Daytime television show, The Chew, Jess’ fashion influence through Clinton Kelly’s makeover segments influence millions of viewers daily. Having made over more than 1,000 women in her lifetime, Jess is the creator and host of the national shopping event, Cheap Chic Shopping Tours, which teaches women how and where to buy an entirely new wardrobe for less than one hundred bucks.
As such, Jess is a favored Shopping and Style Expert on the morning show circuit. Additionally, Jess is one of 18 most influential style bloggers as part of the Glamour Magazine Blogger Network.
Jess came to national attention as the co-host of the Style Network’s Modern Girls Guide to Life. She has appeared as the On-Air Stylist for top Style Network reality shows, How Do I Look? and The Look for Less. She has appeared live as a Trend Expert on the Home Shopping Network and her expertise has been featured on 60 Minutes II, Before and Afternoon Movie Makeover, VH-1, MTV and more. Traveling to nationwide locations, Jess hosted the Make It Mine trend event series for Nordstrom and works with several known brands including YAZ, Hello Kitty and KMS California as a Host for Satellite and Radio Media Tours.
In 2004, she toured the country for a year as the lead singer in the math & science rock band, FMA Live! performing in the high schools and malls of America for the NASA Space Program. She is featured in the Sundance Grand Jury Prize documentary, We Live in Public, for her work as creator and host of entertainment show, Starfreaky from 1997 – 2000 on the now infamous, online television network, PSEUDO.com. And yes, she was the voice of Mrs. Manson and Brittany of the cult classic animated series, Daria for MTV Networks.