Emma Watkins Joins smoothfm Weekend Line-Up

By Brynn Davies September 26, 2019

Weekends 12pm-2pm.

Best known for her role as the yellow Wiggle, Emma has charmed audiences across the globe as part of The Wiggles since 2010.

The Wiggles have sold over seven million albums, 23 million DVD’s, eight million books, and have been awarded 18 Gold, 13 Platinum, three Double Platinum and 10 Multi-Platinum Awards for music and DVD sales.

Emma started dancing at age four, ballet first and Irish dancing followed. She went on to study jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop and character dancing professionally. After completing her schooling at The McDonald College of Performing Arts, she received a full scholarship to study film editing at Sydney Film School.

Emma went on to finish her full-time dance training at ED5International and concurrently completed her Masters in Media Arts and Production at University of Technology Sydney.

In 2010 Emma joined The Wiggles as Fairy Larissa before taking over from Greg Page as the yellow Wiggle in 2012.

Emma also stars in the ABC Kids television series Emma!, which launched in 2015, opening a new interactive world to pre-school viewers. Currently she is doing her PHD in ‘Creative integration of dance, sign Language, light, space and film editing’ at Macquarie University.

Emma will be heard alongside smoothfm’s high profile weekend announcers, Melissa Doyle, Richard Wilkins, David Campbell and Cameron Daddo, on Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 2pm.