Kialla West local Jay Bryce graduated from McGuire College in 2021 as a campus captain, before a brief stint spent studying a Bachelor of Arts at Charles Sturts University in Bathurst. He returned to Greater Shepparton in 2022, where he worked at a retail store in the Shepparton Marketplace. During high school Jay played for Shepparton United Soccer Club and was also a member of the Word and Mouth youth committee. In year 9, he attended the Alpine School for Student Leadership and in year 10 he went on exchange to England to study through the World Education Program. Jay joined McPherson Media Group in 2023 as a first-year cadet. Jay has a love for feature writing, and all things basketball. He hosts a basketball show once a week on ONE FM 98.5 with his little brother, plays and coaches in the Greater Shepparton Basketball Association and covers the Shepparton Gators extensively. Aside from basketball, Jay fancies himself a music connoisseur and a great cook.