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Jill Jayne, MS, RD, is the country’s 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 rock & roll nutrition experience, Jump with Jill, where she serves as writer and producer for the show’s music, scripts, video productions, and lesson plans. With the show’s growing popularity, Jill personally casts and trains a Jill army to perform Jump with Jill around the country.

Now in its tenth year, the Jump with Jill show has been performed nearly 3,000 times for a million kids across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Now in its tenth year, the Jump with Jill show has been performed nearly 3,000 times for a million kids across the United States, Canada, and Europe. This work has led to multiple Emmy Award nominations, two Telly Awards in the Education and Children categories, and two Grammy nomination considerations for Best Children’s Album, and an invitation to the White House to meet Michelle ObamaJump with Jill can be found on Point of Sale materials in Meijer stores, as the face of the school outreach arm of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Farm Fresh Initiative, and a frequent performer for large scale events at National Football League (NFL) stadiums in partnership with the Dairy Council.

Jill’s 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 including appearances on The Vans Warped Tour and the American Idol spin-off The Next Great American Band on FOX. Jill’s stage credits also include off-Broadway actress, Radio Disney DJ, sketch comedy music writer and performer and jazz pianist.

In addition to being an accomplished musician, Jill is a Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) with an MS in Nutrition Education from Teachers College Columbia University and a BS in Nutritional Sciences and Theater from Penn State University. Jill’s professional awards include the Emerging Dietetics Leader by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Alumni Achievement Award from Penn State University, both awarded for distinctive early career professional contributions.

Before becoming a professional Rockstar Nutritionist, Jill was writer, producer and host of the nationally syndicated, nationally acclaimed children’s nutrition news program What’s in the News for PBS and a New York City public school teacher. This ground work grew into a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) with ten employees emanating from a 9,000 square foot production studio in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jill lives an otherwise normal life with her husband and daughter in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Jill Jayne, MS, RD, is the country’s 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 rock & roll nutrition experience, Jump with Jill, where she serves  as writer and executive producer. With the show’s growing popularity, Jill personally casts and trains a Jill army to perform Jump with Jill around the country. The Emmy-nominated production has been performed for over a million kids around the world. Jill’s knack for rock & roll nutrition is the result of being a registered dietitian mixed with her musical experience as lead singer-songwriter of her rock band. Jill is a Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) with an MS in Nutrition Education from Teachers College Columbia University and a BS in Nutritional Sciences and Theater from Penn State University.

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Jill Jayne, MS, RD, is the country’s only Rockstar Nutritionist. She is the leading expert in creating and delivering interactive media about health to kids and families.