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Studio 10 advertorial host Erin Jayne Plummer dies ‘suddenly’

Television presenter Erin Jayne Plummer, best known for hosting advertorials on Studio 10 and TVSN shopping channel, died ‘suddenly’ over the weekend at the age of 42.

Studio 10 hosts Sarah Harris and Angela Bishop announced her death on Monday’s show, describing Erin as a ‘gorgeous human inside and out’ and a ‘gold-medal mum’ to her children.

She is survived by her husband and three daughters. Her cause of death is unknown.

Rest in peace: Television presenter Erin Jayne Plummer (pictured), best known for hosting advertorials on Studio 10 and shopping channel TVSN, died ‘suddenly’ over the weekend

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.

Erin was also a presenter for Aerobics Oz Style for six years. The instructional aerobics TV series, which aired from 1982 to 2005, had a global audience of 40 million people at its peak and was broadcast in more than 80 countries.

In addition to her TV career, Erin was an accomplished synchronized swimmer who represented Australia at three world championships and won 11 national titles.

She was thrust into the spotlight at a young age when she was scouted at Sydney’s Manly Beach and cast in a tourism campaign that aired on NBC in America.

Tragedy: Erin is survived by her husband and three daughters.  Her cause of death is unknown

Tragedy: Erin is survived by her husband and three daughters. Her cause of death is unknown

Familiar face: Erin was also a presenter for Aerobics Oz Style for six years.  The instructional aerobics TV series, which aired from 1982 to 2005, had a global audience of 40 million people at its peak and was broadcast in more than 80 countries

Familiar face: Erin was also a presenter for Aerobics Oz Style for six years. The instructional aerobics TV series, which aired from 1982 to 2005, had a global audience of 40 million people at its peak and was broadcast in more than 80 countries

But it was her role as a professional spruiker for which she was best known.

During her career hosting advertorials, she appeared on Studio 10, TVSN, Mornings with Kerri-Anne and The Morning Show, and earned the nickname ‘The Danoz Girl’.

Over the years, she promoted everything from massage chairs and workout programs to slimming jeans and steam mops.

When she wasn’t in front of the camera, Erin also did countless voice-overs for TV.

Sombre: Studio 10 hosts Sarah Harris (left) and Angela Bishop (right) announced her death on Monday's show, describing Erin as a 'gorgeous human inside and out' and a 'gold-medal mum'

Sombre: Studio 10 hosts Sarah Harris (left) and Angela Bishop (right) announced her death on Monday’s show, describing Erin as a ‘gorgeous human inside and out’ and a ‘gold-medal mum’

Announcing Erin’s death on Monday, a sombre Sarah Harris said: ‘We’ve got some really sad news to share this morning.

‘Over the weekend, Studio 10 lost a bit of its sparkle with our friend and advertorial host Erin Jayne passing away suddenly.

‘For two decades, Erin has been a friendly and familiar face on Australian telly, and for a lot of that she’s been brightening up our mornings with her bubbly personality and megawatt smile.

Product spruiker: During her career hosting advertorials, she appeared on Studio 10, TVSN, Mornings with Kerri-Anne and The Morning Show, and earned the nickname 'The Danoz Girl'

Product spruiker: During her career hosting advertorials, she appeared on Studio 10, TVSN, Mornings with Kerri-Anne and The Morning Show, and earned the nickname ‘The Danoz Girl’

Saleswoman: Over the years, she promoted everything from massage chairs and workout programs to slimming jeans and steam mops

Saleswoman: Over the years, she promoted everything from massage chairs and workout programs to slimming jeans and steam mops

‘Erin was just a gorgeous human inside and out, and if it wasn’t for TV, perhaps Erin may have had a sporting career.

‘She represented Australia in synchronized swimming and even surf life saving, and there’s no question that Erin Jayne was a high achiever, and certainly a gold-medal mum to her three young girls.’

She concluded: ‘We’ll miss your sunshine around the studio, Erin Jayne, and all of us here are sending lots of love and strength to her family. You’ll be very missed. ‘

Claim to fame: Erin was thrust into the spotlight at a young age when she was scouted at Sydney's Manly Beach and cast in a tourism campaign that aired on NBC in America

Claim to fame: Erin was thrust into the spotlight at a young age when she was scouted at Sydney’s Manly Beach and cast in a tourism campaign that aired on NBC in America

Tribute: 'For two decades, Erin has been a friendly and familiar face on Australian telly, and for a lot of that she's been brightening up our mornings with her bubbly personality and megawatt smile,' Studio 10 host Sarah Harris said on Monday

Tribute: ‘For two decades, Erin has been a friendly and familiar face on Australian telly, and for a lot of that she’s been brightening up our mornings with her bubbly personality and megawatt smile,’ Studio 10 host Sarah Harris said on Monday

Reflecting on her years on Aerobics Oz Style during a previous appearance on Studio 10, Erin Jayne said the program appealed to global audiences because of Australia’s ‘beautiful’ weather and scenery on display.

She said: ‘It [aired] in over 80 countries. For those people waking up in England where it’s a freezing cold morning and they’re seeing the beautiful scenery of Australia and the beaches, I think is a nice way to start the day. ‘

Former Studio 10 executive producer Rob McKnight told Daily Mail Australia he was ‘shocked’ to learn of Erin’s sudden death.

Life in the spotlight: Erin Jayne is seen here with pop singer Guy Sebastian

Life in the spotlight: Erin Jayne is seen here with pop singer Guy Sebastian

‘I worked with Erin many times during my years at Studio 10 and The Morning Show. She was always professional and a pleasure to deal with. She took the job seriously and always wanted to do her best by the client, ‘McKnight said.

‘A lot of people underestimate the role of advertorial hosts, but Erin was versatile and always invested in what she was selling – and her smile was just infectious.

‘I’m very sad to hear of this news and send my love to her family, friends and all those who worked with her.’

Erin Jayne is pictured here in her last Instagram post, taken in New Zealand four weeks ago

Erin Jayne is pictured here in her last Instagram post, taken in New Zealand four weeks ago

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