As a writer, comedian, singer, television and radio presenter; Em Rusciano is one of the most well-rounded and talented performers in Australia.



Em has an impressive Facebook community of 255,000 fans who are selling out her stand-up shows around the country. With a weekly reach of up to 10 million and an engagement of up to 2 million; Em has a firm command on the female 25-40 on-line market. Em has 32,000 followers on twitter and 95,000 on Instagram. Em also has a strong following on snap chat with over 15,000 views daily.


Em’s first book “Try Hard” went to  the top of the ibook autobiography charts before it was even released. It received glowing reviews from critics and fans alike. Em was nominated as one of Australia’s top 50 Aussie writers by Booktopia.  Em won Pedestrian TV’s 2014 blogger of the year award.

Radio Presenter

Em hosts the 2DayFM Breakfast in show on Sydney’s 104.1 2Day Fm with Harley Breen, the show is enjoying a cult following with it’s podcast recently reaching number one on the iTunes Charts. They believe themselves to be, the best two dickheads on radio and it would seem, that much of Sydney agrees with them.

Television Presenter

Em recently hosted the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras coverage on SBS, it was the network’s highest ever rating coverage and was live streamed around the world.

Singer & Performer

Em released her debut single ‘Versions of me’ in late 2016 which peaked at number 10 on the iTunes Charts, it enjoyed huge radio play as it was added to most stations nationally. Em’s recent stand-up tour: ‘The Try Hard Tour’ sold out theatres around the country with extra shows added is most capital cities.


Ambassador, Host, MC

Em has been engaged by some huge brands to spearhead their online campaigns, Kitkat had her write and star in a series of short videos that were viewed over a million times. Em recently has 2 huge campaigns with Weetbix and Optus. She has been the face and voice for various advertising campaigns for Nissan, Bref, Recoverlyte, Kan Tong, Australian Scholarships Group, Tontine and Terry White Chemists.

Em is a proud ambassador for Beyond Blue and is face of their Post Natal Depression “Just Speak Up” campaign. Em travels the country sharing her story in the hope that it encourages others to speak up.

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As a popular, funny and commanding MC Em has hosted various high profile events including Fashion Aid at Crown Casino, the AIM international women’s day debate,  the Khloe Kardasian appearance at Highpoint, various corporate events for Adidas and Footlocker, St Kilda festival, the Chill Out and Midsumma Festivals.

Em is represented by Henrie Stride Management