|Intro||Australian television and radio presenter, and author|
|Is||Television presenter Journalist Critic Music critic Radio personality Author|
|Type||Film, Television, Stage and Radio Journalism Literature Music|
|Birth||2 June 1975, Swan Hill, Australia|
Yumi Tasma Stynes (born 2 June 1975) is an Australian television and radio presenter, podcaster and author. She is the co-host of KIIS FM's 3PM Pick-Up radio show and presenter of the ABC Radio podcast Ladies, We Need to Talk about female health and sexuality. She presented the morning television show The Circle and was also a television presenter on Channel V Australia and Max. During 2013 she was a presenter on Sydney's Mix 106.5 FM radio breakfast program.
Stynes was born and grew up in Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia. Her mother is Japanese and her father was fifth generation Australian. She spent her teenage years in Melbourne attending Methodist Ladies College Kew before moving to Sydney to work for Channel V Australia.
In August 2011, Stynes hosted 3PM Pick-Up with Chrissie Swan, broadcast nationally on Mix 101.1, Mix 106.5, Mix 102.3, Mix 106.3 & 97.3 FM. She remained co-host until August 2012 and was replaced by Jane Hall.
In January 2013, Stynes hosted Mix 106.5's breakfast program with Sami Lukis the first all-female team on FM commercial radio in Sydney.
In January 2017, Stynes joined the KIIS Network to host 3PM Pick-Up with Katie 'Monty' Dimond and Rebecca Judd.
Stynes' television career began in 2000 as a presenter for Channel V Australia.
In 2007, she moved across to MAX where she presented The Know .
From 2010 until 2012, Stynes hosted Network Ten's morning show, The Circle.
In 2018 Stynes hosted a documentary on SBS called "Is Australia Sexist?"
The Zero Fucks Cookbook- Best Food Least Effort, ISBN 9781743793947
Zero Fucks Cooking- Endless Summer, ISBN 9781743795088.
Welcome to Your Period (co-authored with Dr Melissa Kang aka "Dolly Doctor"), ISBN 9781760503512
Stynes is a writer and host of ABC Radio podcast on female health and sexuality, "Ladies, We Need to Talk".
In February 2012, Stynes was criticised following her comments regarding Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith
Fairfax Media newspapers later issued an apology to Stynes.
On 28 January 2019, Stynes appeared as a guest panellist on Studio 10. When host Kerri-Anne Kennerley made statements regarding the rape of Indigenous women and children in "the outback" and Australia Day protesters responses to that, Stynes said Kennerley "sounded racist".