Jem Characters

Media

Show hosts/Reporters

As for the reporters, especially the unnamed ones, they usually didn't play an important part, and weren't requested specificly by the writers. Often when a reporter was called for, an old model design would be used. Although the same model designs were used in a bunch of episodes, they were sometimes colored differently in hair and clothes. Even model designs of earlier characters that weren't reporters, became that.

Lindsey Pierce is excluded on this page because she counts as a friend of Jem and the Holograms and can be found on that page. Other than her, there were apparently only three reporters that got featured twice, plus about five that were more or less only re-used by their model design.

Harriet Horn

Shown on channel 91 (or channel 22 according to Integrity Toys), is Harriet Horn's a talkshow sponsored by Cool Trash magazine, so you can imagine she likes to gossip about the celebrities she interviews.

Episodes:
Scandal
Hollywood Jem Part One: For Your Consideration...
Straight From The Heart
Riot's Hope

Invented by:
Mary Skrenes.

Released as a doll:
No.

Cindy Tucker

Works for Beat Scene Magazine. She has interviewed Jem and the Holograms aswell as the Stingers. She seems very excited and impressed by celebrities.

She actually has a change of haircolor inbetween the episodes she's in, to brown. She does wear the same outfit and accessories, but in different colors.

Episodes:
Britrock
A Change Of Heart

Invented by:
Christy Marx.

Released as a doll:
No.

A TV reporter who questions Eric how he could know in advance about the explosion inside the servants wing in Starlight Mansion. Apparently from TV3.

The very first TV reporter that has a line in the Jem series. A newspaper reporter has a line right before, but he's only seen from behind.

Episodes:
Disaster.

A TV announcer who reports from the line of fans outside the Music Bowl where Jem and the Holograms were to compete against the Misfits in the Battle of the Bands.

According to him, this contest had a huge impact on modern music, which will never be the same.

Episodes:
The Battle Of The Bands

She seems to be quite eager to get a good story, as she is the first reporter who runs in at the World Studios where Jem and the Holograms and the Misfits are holding their press conference for their movie "Starbright". She asks Jem and Nick if there's a love affair brewing. And she assumes it was Jem who gave the Misfits a role in the movie, probably since Jem and the Holograms were the ones who won the Battle of the Bands along with the movie contract.

A very funny note is that her role is expanded in the remade version of the episode "Starbright Part One: Falling Star", where a male reporter was replaced by her, asking the same question to Eric.

Also in the episode "Broadway Magic", she appears, or atleast apparently the same character model, with blonde hair and a purple outfit, asking Jem whether she is a spy. Also as a blonde with a purple outfit she appears in the episode "Talent Search Part 1" as an employee at Starlight Music, and among the audience when Xanthos reveals his choice for the winning music video in "Danse Time". At another occasion she also takes part in a press conference for the Misfits new album.

Episodes:
Starbright Part One: "Falling Star"
Broadway Magic
In Search Of The Stolen Album
Danse Time

Follows up on the female reporter's question about Jem and Nick, but seems more aware of the rivalry when asking how Jem feels about the Misfits taking part in the movie. He also took part at the press conference where Jetta was announced as the new Misfit, and asks her why they've never heard about her before if she is so famous.

He is the reporter that was re-animated in the remade version of the episode "Starbright Part One: Falling Star", and replaced with the female reporter.

In the episodes "Broadway Magic" and "The Talent Search Part 1" he gets another haircolor and color of his clothes (same in those two) than in "Starbright Part One: Falling Star".

Episodes:
Starbright Part One: "Falling Star"
Broadway Magic
The Talent Search Part 1

A reporter/news photographer who jumps to conclusions when asking if Jem and Nick Mann will have a public wedding, during the Starbright movie filming, where he also asks for the Misfits' music. At another time he asks Jem what her secret is, referring to her real name. He also takes part at the Jem Jam presentation, where he pushes Ashley aside to get closer to the stage (and then appears in Ashley's music video, taking a picture of her, as she dreams of being a star). As a magazine reporter he also took part at the press conference where Jetta was announced as the new Misfit.

See his model cel among the background characters.

Episodes:
Starbright Part One: "Falling Star"
Broadway Magic (blonde)
The Jem Jam Part 1 (blonde)
The Talent Search Part 1 (blonde)

The reporter who announces the guests and nominees, like the Misfits, as they arrive outside the Hot Rocks music award. She asks Pizzazz whether she thinks the Misfits will win the best new group award. She is also one of the reporters who question Jem after Eric offers a reward for finding out Jem's real name, but Jem pushes her aside.

Episodes:
The Music Awards Part 2
Broadway Magic

The first reporter to ask Jem for her real name.

Episodes:
Broadway Magic

Someone who works in the record industri according to Eric, probably a reporter like the rest, although he has no mike or notebook. He is quite angry when Eric fails to present the Misfits new album.

Episodes:
In Search Of The Stolen Album

Another person who works in the record industri according to Eric, probably a reporter, although he has no mike or notebook. He is also quite angry about the waste of his time when Eric fails to present the Misfits new album.

Episodes:
In Search Of The Stolen Album

The reporter who announces the unfortunate news for Jem and the Holograms and Bobby Bailey, on TV, that the building they're trying to save is now considered to be in a commercial zone rather than a residential zone (after Eric's bribed councilman Carl Sanford).

Episodes:
Old Meets New

One of the many New York reporters who meet Jem and the Holograms at the airport in New York. She asks Kimber what brings Jem and the Holograms to the big apple.

She somewhat resembles another reporter from the episode "Rock N' Roll Express" (see below), except for the haircolor, glasses and outfit colors.

Episodes:
Culture Clash

She took part at the press conference where Jetta was announced as the new Misfit.

Episodes:
The Talent Search Part 1

Connie Long

She is the main host of the TV-show "California Beat" on Channel 82, and has a male co-host named Terry Stone. Togheter they did a show from Venice Beach, where Jem and the Holograms, The Misfits and Sean Harrison appeared. She mentions that Sean often records other artists material, and asks him whether he is looking for a song on Venice Beach. She gets quite annoyed when the Misfits crash their set and almost ruins it, so she asks them what they are doing there, whether they are working anywhere or just cruising for a vagrancy charge, whereto Jetta takes the microphone right out of her hand and replies, but Connie then does the same right back. She asks Raya how it feels to be the newest member of the Holograms. At another time, she was invited to the Stingers part at Stingers Sound, to celebrate the Stingers' success, and appears to be quite worried about Riot as his mood goes down.

Episodes:
Scandal
Riot's Hope

Terry Stone

TV-show host of "California Beat" on Channel 82, next to Connie Long. Togheter they did a show from Venice Beach, where Jem and the Holograms, The Misfits and Sean Harrison appeared. He takes the chance to flirt with Pizzazz on camera. He asks Raya how she will feel on her first interview with Harriet Horn, the queen barracuda of rock gossip. Kimber seems to be familiar with him from before, maybe she watched the show.

Episodes:
Scandal

One of the people Pizzazz calls spreading the gossip about Kimber's diary.

She only appears in the music video "I Love A Scandal".

Definitely uses the same model design as the character Debra from the Starbright trilogy, although the shirt has shorter arms and is colored differently.

Episodes:
Scandal

One of the people Pizzazz calls spreading the gossip about Kimber's diary.

She only appears in the music video "I Love A Scandal".

Definitely uses the same model design as the character Georgia from the Starbright trilogy, although the clothes are colored differently.

Episodes:
Scandal

A TV-reporter on a show that reports entertainment news, even fake ones about Jem going berserk, and airs live from the premiere of a movie by Flint Westwood.

Episodes:
One Jem Too Many

Hector Ramirez

A reporter on an entertainment show (same as previously mentioned), that reports live from the premiere of Flint Westwood's new film. He talks to the fake Jem (Clash), and sees her act out throwing popcorn on Flint Westwood.

This character is a parody of the real life reporter Geraldo Rivera. The character was created by writer Buzz Dixon, and has appeared in other Sunbow shows also like G.I.Joe, Transformers and Inhumanoids.

Offsite link: Buzz Dixon's website mention of this character.

Episodes:
One Jem Too Many

One of the reporters who takes part at Richard Xanthos' announcement of his charity treasure hunt. This guy asks Mr. Xanthos if he has picked the two teams.

Episodes:
Treasure Hunt

One of the reporters who takes part at Richard Xanthos' announcement of his charity treasure hunt.

Episodes:
Treasure Hunt

One of the reporters who takes part at Richard Xanthos' announcement of his charity treasure hunt.

Episodes:
Treasure Hunt

Betty Wick

This TV-reporter from Philadelphia Spotlight, interviews Jem for their Rock Out Illiteracy tour. She asks Jem what she hopes to accomplish, and says she thinks it's a wonderful campaign. She also promises her viewers to air the concert the next day live on TV. She also interviews Roxy if sheis financing the Roxy Rumble all by herself.

Episodes:
Roxy Rumbles

A newsanchor, Jerrica and the Holograms are watching while in Washinton D.C. who talks about the mastermind thief the Marauder, and even shows an exclusive tape of him talking about his next theft. Also the president watches this news show.

Episodes:
The Presidential Dilemma

A reporter who appears at the beginning of Jem and the Holograms' tour around the country by train. She asks Jem if this is their first tour by train, and then wishes them good luck.

Episodes:
Rock N' Roll Express

A reporter/actress who speaks for the sponsor of Harriet Horn's show, Cool Trash magazine, and advertises the new issue, after the arguing about Jem's acting studies between the actresses on Harriet Horn's show. She asks whether the battle between Geraldine Pathos and Jem will tear the film industri apart, and encourages viewers to read what the experts think in the latest issue of the magazine. Jerrica shuts off the TV because she is sick of the ad, which she says has been running 20 times a day for weeks.

Definitely uses the same model design as the character Georgia from the Starbright trilogy, although the clothes, accessories and lipstick are colored differently, and the necklace is slightly different.

Episodes:
Hollywood Jem Part One: For Your Consideration...

A newspaper/magazine reporter who asks Francois Truchet if the rumor is true that he asked Jem to star in his latest movie, and because he needs a commercial star to help his box office.

Episodes:
Hollywood Jem Part One: For Your Consideration...

A TV-reporter who asks Francois Truchet if there's any truth to the rumor that he asked Jem to appear in his next film.

Episodes:
Hollywood Jem Part One: For Your Consideration...

A talkshow host who interviews Jem after the Academy Awards.

He only appears in the music video of "Hollywood Jem".

Episodes:
Hollywood Jem Part Two: And The Winner Is...

Takes part at the announcement at Stingers Sound, of the Stingers new royal line of fashions by Regine. He's the magazine reporter who comes up with the statement of the fashion line, that they rule rock 'n roll. Riot allows him to write it.

Episodes:
Straight From The Heart

A magazine reporter who takes part at the announcement of the Stingers new royal line of fashions at Stingers Sound.

Episodes:
Straight From The Heart

Camera men

One of Lindsey Pierce's studio camera men, who helps bring the Misfits out of the studio during their first appearance. He's the one who escorts Roxy out.

Episodes:
Kimber's Rebellion

The camera man who Lindsey brings to the celebration party for Jem and the Holograms' successful first Broadway show. He is the one reporter who gets to film when Jem answers the question about her real name.

Episodes:
Broadway Magic

A video crew director filming the Jem Jam announcement. One of the thugs takes his camera and threatens to throw it into the floor. The camera man is very concerned about his camera and is forced to say he loves Jem by the thug.

Episodes:
The Jem Jam Part 1

A cameraman on the Harriet Horn show.

Episodes:
Scandal

Joe

He comes to one of Kimber and Stormer's performances and help give Lindsey her scoop on the new duo. She eagerly orders him around about where to film and to zoom in.

Episodes:
The Bands Break Up

Lindsey's camera man who comes with her to talk to Jem and the Holograms about their new music video by Video, and their secret location.

Episodes:
Aztec Enchantment

Works for Lindsey and comes along to film her reporting from Jem and the Holograms' Halloween concert at the old Opera house. Jetta "helps" him turn his camera to the preparations of the Misfits Halloween concert instead, but he irritatedly turns back to film Lindsey.

Episodes:
Trick Or Techrat

A reporter who films an interview with Francois Truchet at a party in his mansion in Beverly Hills.

Episodes:
Hollywood Jem Part One: For Your Consideration...

Photographers

Richard Carling

Hired by Arlington House Publishing in New York to photograph Jem and the Holograms' fashion book. The photo shoots take place in the Marine Park, by the Washington monument, cliffs of Grand Canyon. Some of the locations turn out dangerous, partly because of the Misfits, but also because he chose some daring places. But he does try to save Jem and the Holograms also, and saves Shana from drowning. He's not very happy to when the Misfits take over control of the making of the book.

Episodes:
Rock Fashion Book

Soo Mi

Art director working with Richard Carling. When the Misfits buy the rights to the fashion book, Clash takes her job and Soo Mi becomes Clash' assistant.

Episodes:
Rock Fashion Book

Harvey

Photographer hired by Misfits to shoot their own fashion book. He takes pictures of them on a beach in front of some surfboards, but doesn't completely agree with the Misfits' view on fashion shots. He is then fired by Pizzazz.

Episodes:
Rock Fashion Book

He took part at the press conference where Jetta was announced as the new Misfit.

Episodes:
The Talent Search Part 1

He took part at the press conference where Jetta was announced as the new Misfit.

Episodes:
Broadway Magic
The Talent Search Part 1

He took part at the press conference where Jetta was announced as the new Misfit.

Episodes:
The Talent Search Part 1

He was one of the photographers who took pictures of the Holograms' talent search contest. Afterwards he took pictures of Raya with her father. Then he was about to see Jem change into Jerrica, until Raya saves her.

Episodes:
The Talent Search Part 2

He happened to be at a restaurant where the fake Jem (Clash) was throwing a temper tantrum and said this photographer was invading her privacy. She took his camera and threw it out through the restaurant window, breaking the glass. Later at a concert he runs up to the stage when the real Jem appears to expose the fake, and screams that Clash is a fake.

Episodes:
One Jem Too Many

One of the photographers who runs up to the stage when the real Jem appears next to the dressed out Clash and takes pictures.

Episodes:
One Jem Too Many

One of the photographers who runs up to the stage when the real Jem appears next to the dressed out Clash and takes pictures.

Episodes:
One Jem Too Many

One of the reporters that take part at Richard Xanthos announcement of his charity treasure hunt.

Episodes:
Treasure Hunt

Another unfortunate photographer who takes on the task to photograph the Misfits. He calls them darlings and asks them to snarl. Unfortunately the Misfits were in a bad mood and Pizzazz knocks down his lighting equipment, which angers him.

Episodes:
Aztec Enchantment

Appears at the beginning of Jem and the Holograms' tour around the country by train.

Episodes:
Rock N' Roll Express

Takes pictures to promote Jem and the Holograms' for their rock opera of "Beauty and the Beast". He orders them around, and takes very silly pictures of them with advertising products. Infact he takes so many pictures that Jem is all worn out.

Episodes:
Beauty And The Rock Promoter

Takes part at the announcement at the Rock Hard café of Jem and the Holograms' contribution to their Hall of Fame, where the Stingers appear unexpectedly. He takes pictures of Riot turning Pizzazz down and talks about headlines "Jem humiliates Pizzazz".

Episodes:
The Stingers Hit Town Part One

Takes part at the announcement at the Rock Hard café of Jem and the Holograms' contribution to their Hall of Fame, where the Stingers appear unexpectedly.

Episodes:
The Stingers Hit Town Part One

Takes part at the announcement at the Rock Hard café of Jem and the Holograms' contribution to their Hall of Fame, where the Stingers appear unexpectedly.

Episodes:
The Stingers Hit Town Part One

Takes part at the announcement at the Rock Hard café of Jem and the Holograms' contribution to their Hall of Fame, where the Stingers appear unexpectedly.

Episodes:
The Stingers Hit Town Part One

Other crew

One of Lindsey Pierce's studio men, who helps bring the Misfits out of the studio in their first appearance.

Episodes:
Kimber's Rebellion

Someone in the production team of the TV-show "California Beat" on Channel 82.

This character uses the same model design and coloring as a background character from the episode Starbright Part 2: "Colliding Stars". And also resembles a dolphin trainer in the episode "The Rock Fashion Book".

Episodes:
Scandal

Someone at the TV-channel KRTV. She tries to make sure the Misfits know what to do in their guest-appearance as hosts, she even asks Pizzazz if she knows her lines. But the Misfits end up fighting on air.

Episodes:
Roxy Rumbles

Also works at the TV-channel KRTV. She tells Roxy to read what's on the teleprompter, unknowing of the fact that Roxy can't read. When the Misfits end up fighting on air, she informs them they are on the air, but it's too late to save the show.

Episodes:
Roxy Rumbles

Glenn

Someone in charge at the TV-channel KBOT TV, apparently a good friend of Video, who in his own words would do anything for her. He gets very irritated with Jem and the Holograms for being late, and happily replaces them with the Misfits as long as they're female, sing and are a group.

He doesn't seem to recognize Video's voice or face very well, since a dressed out Clash managed to fool him.

Episodes:
Video Wars

Works on the TV-channel KBOT TV.

Episodes:
Video Wars

Radio

Brian Morris

A DJ at KMAX, Kimber's favorite radiostation. He has an English accent, and seems to be a really nice person and perhaps a big fan of Jem since he lets her and Aja and Shana on the air to deliver their message to Kimber.

He has green eyes and sandy blonde hair, according to the model art. He appears to be a friend of Lindsey, since they stand alone talking at Danielle's party on her yacht.

Episodes:
Disaster
Kimber's Rebellion

One of all the media people announcing the Holograms talent search for a new drummer.

Episodes:
The Talent Search Part 1

A radio DJ, from the Misfits' music video Scandal, who spreads the Misfits' gossip about Kimber's diary.

Episodes:
Scandal

Elzer Marcus

Former owner and manager of KMEL, now KJEM. He had been in radio for over 40 years, and was helping out some students who have been working there for their communications course, just as he was about to go out of business because of some unfair competition from Adrian Lassiter and his KBST, who were intentionally trying to run him out of business.

Elzer Marcus is based on the writer Christy Marx' father Elzer Marx, who ran a radio station when she was growing up.

Episodes:
KJEM

Adrian Lassiter

The owner of a radiostation called KBST who tries to run KMEL out of business as a revenge because he was once fired from KMEL. He is now a wealthy man in his mid 40's. Apparently he has once entertained the royal family of the United Kingdom on his yacht.

Christy has said she would had wanted this character to return for future scripts.

Episodes:
KJEM

Radiostation KMEL'S former senior DJ, who left to work for KBST when he was offered three time the money.

Episodes:
KJEM

Radiostation KMEL'S former engineer, who left to work for KBST when he was offered three time the money.

Episodes:
KJEM

Mando

A college student working as a radio DJ on the radiostation KMEL for his communications course. He likes his sunglasses so much he never takes them off. Along with his friends Ken, Switch and Yvonne he tries to save the radiostation from being sold. Hatches the idea of turning KMEL into a college radiostation, and comes up with the name "KJEM".

Episodes:
KJEM

Ken

A college student working on the radiostation KMEL for his communications course. Along with his friends Mando, Switch and Yvonne he tries to save the radiostation from being sold. He becomes the news reporter.

Episodes:
KJEM

Yvonne

A college student working on the radiostation KMEL for his communications course. Along with her friends Ken, Switch and Mando she tries to save the radiostation from being sold. She becomes the new program director on KJEM.

Episodes:
KJEM

Switch

A college student, who once went to school with Kimber Benton and apparently was a friend of hers. He is working on the radiostation KMEL for his communications course. He comes up with the idea of him and the other students helping Elzer run the radiostation KMEL, so it won't have to be sold. He looks up local bands that aren't played on big radiostations.

He doesn't mind being thrown out of airplanes with a parachute.

Episodes:
KJEM

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