Meet the Team

“THAT Eurovision Site” would not exist without the work of its members, who are working to ensure that they bring you Eurovision coverage with a slice of life!. Despite only launching in Early 2021, our site consists of 10 members, spanning all over the world from USA to Australia. Find out more about the team here:

The Core Team

🇵🇭/🇬🇧 Tim Jumawan

Head of News Content / Editor in Chief

Tim first learnt about Eurovision in 2007, after he moved to the UK, but he did not become a Eurofan until 2013. Since then he has followed the contest religiously.

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🇮🇪/🇬🇧 Rory Gannon

Head of “That Eurovision Podcast” / Editor in Chief

Rory first discovered Eurovision in 2005, but it wasn’t until 2007 that the Eurovision addiction really hit. Every year since then, Rory has been adamantly watching national finals, the semi-finals and final, interpreting results and looking at how Eurovision affects actual politics – he even did his dissertation in the Contest!

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🇬🇧 Rosie Hodsdon

Features Editor

Rosie’s first Eurovision memory is watching Jemini perform in 2003, and yet somehow she’s still here now helping to run a Eurovision fan site! She dedicates most of her life working towards love love peace peace in its various forms, and is probably singing an underrated fave somewhere right now.

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🇬🇧 Jazzi Dibben

Social Media Co-Ordinator

Jazzi is from Leeds in the United Kingdom. Jazzi’s favourite Eurovision countries include Finland and Ukraine. Jazzi’s favourite Eurovision entry is Softengine’s ‘Something Better’. Jazzi has attended Eurovision once in 2019 in Tel Aviv, but is hoping to get to Rome in 2022.

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The Editors

🇳🇱/🇩🇪 Angus Postma

Editor

Angus started watching Eurovision in 2014, and fell in love with the contest immediately. He somehow still hasn’t managed to actually attend the contest live, but hopes that 2022 will change that.

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🇺🇸/🇬🇧 Helen Groothuis

Editor

Helen first discovered Eurovision in 2014 and became a full-on Eurofan in 2018 just before moving to the UK. She’s been attempting to get her American friends to watch ever since

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🇦🇺 Ava Masters

Editor

Ava hails from Australia. She found out about Eurovision in 2012, but it wasn’t until she was shown Lie to Me (Czech Republic 2018) in art class 6 years later that she became interested in it. She has followed the contest intently since 2019

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🇺🇸 Colin Brown

Editor

Colin is from the United States and is very new to the Eurovision scene. First discovering the contest in 2018, he instantly became a Eurofan. He has followed each contest since 2018.

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🇫🇷/🇮🇷/🇬🇧 Isabelle Schoelcher

Editor

Isabelle is a French-Persian polyglot living in the UK. They’ve been watching Eurovision casually since 2008, but 2021 took their love for the contest to the next level. They’re looking forward to enjoying all the twists and turns of future seasons as a self-confessed Eurofan.

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Stuart C

Editor

Stuart is a wholehearted Eurovision fanatic, from Glenrothes in Scotland, his fascination for ESC can be traced back to a singing turkey. He has a love of most types of music that is well catered for at Eurovision. A lover of a Balkan ballad or an Italian masterpiece. Each year Stuart will make the effort to somehow manage to make time to rewatch the contests, including semi-finals, from 2008 onward (with UK Commentary) in the weeks preceding Eurovision.

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🇺🇸 Ben Young

Editor

Ben was first introduced to Eurovision in 2014, but it wasn’t until 2019 that he finally tuned in live to the contest. Ever since then, he’s obsessed over national finals and tried to get his American friends to watch with him.

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🇵🇱 Janek Taudul

Editor

Janek is from Poland. His favorite Eurovision countries are Ukraine, France and Italy. Their favorite Eurovision entries are “Hold Me Closer” by Cornelia Jakobs and “Kuula” by Ott Lepland. He hasn’t been to the contest in person before but hopes they will be able to see one in person soon.

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🇺🇸 Shiloh Cooper

Editor

Shiloh has been a fan of Eurovision since 2016. He enjoys ballads and politics–two things most other Eurofans hate!

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Euan

Editor

Euan has been a Eurofan since 2010. He has an intense love of the 60s era of the contest and will mostly likely be found stanning a rock song or a male-sung piano ballad

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🇮🇹 Federica

Editor

Federica comes from Italy, she first got interested on the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019, thanks to the participation of one of his favorite singers: Mahmood. From that edition she fell in love with the European competition and she follows it every year.

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Contributors

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Ted

Contributor to “That Eurovision Podcast” and Podcast Editor

Ted’s first Eurovision memory is Lordi taking the win home for Finland in 2006, but they really got the Eurovision bug in 2007 when they saw Verka take to the stage. Since that year they have watched the grand final, at the least, and as an adult, this has progressed to having a Eurovision party every year.

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🇬🇧 Lewis Edwards

Contributor to “That Eurovision Podcast” and Podcast Editor

Lewis knew he was a fan of Eurovision from the moment Lordi held up that trophy but never knew what good company he was in until recently. He sings, dances, and hosts a mean Eurovision party, and he’s currently taking his first steps into full-fledged Eurofandom.

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