About Orion

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Orion Kelly

Orion Kelly is proudly Autistic. He is an autism advocate, actor, writer, host and public speaker. Orion is also a podcaster and radio broadcaster based in Melbourne, Australia. He hosts the podcasts 'A Different Brilliant', 'My Friend Autism', 'Intensely Inquisitive' and 'Gippsland Today'. Orion is all about empowering people with knowledge, education and growth opportunities through open, honest and inquisitive conversations.


In a commercial radio career spanning over 25 years, Orion has worked ON AIR at 3GG (Gippsland), Kiis 1011 / Mix (Melbourne), Hit FM (Gippsland), 92.9 (Perth), 2Day FM (Sydney), B104.9 / Star FM (Albury), 3NE / Edge FM (Wangaratta), 2LF (Young) and 4VL (Charleville). 


Orion has also worked as a presenter for Seven (Perth), Fremantle Dockers Football Club (Perth), Southern Cross Ten (Gippsland) and Crown Casino (Melbourne). Orion studied acting at 16th Street Actors Studio (Melbourne) and has featured in short films along with some blink or you’ll miss it parts in various television series.

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Intensely Inquisitive

The podcast that searches for answers to life's big and not so big questions, from people qualified to give them. Nothing is off limits and honesty is key.

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My Friend Autism

Shining a light on Autism and life on the spectrum. My Friend Autism is a podcast breaking down barriers, stigma and misconceptions around Autism.