ABC News Presenters and Reporters

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#2258

Although I wish these new recruits well, do we know who the names of them are?

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#2259

Friday & Saturday -

Mary Gearin is back presenting in Victoria.

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#2260

Monday & Tuesday -

Lorna Dunkley is presenting ABC News at Five.


Monday -

Nate Byrne presented weather in Victoria tonight.


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#2261

Is this no longer being presented from Melbourne by either Tamara or Mary?

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#2262

Presenter change for the late news in most states, starting next Monday February 4.

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#2263

Wednesday to Friday -

Kirsten Aiken presented ABC News at Five.


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#2264

Thursday -

Paul Higgins is presenting in Victoria tonight.

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#2265

Tamara’s youngest started Prep today.

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#2266

Friday & Saturday-

Paul Higgins also presenting in Victoria .

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#2267

Jenny Woodward presenting weather in Queensland tonight - due to the flooding situation in the north. Usually she works Sundays to Thursdays.

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#2268

Jenny

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#2269

SARAH FERGUSON APPOINTED ABC CHINA BUREAU CHIEF

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Sarah Ferguson, one of Australia’s most respected journalists, has been appointed China Bureau Chief as the ABC expands its commitment to covering this increasingly powerful nation, and the Asia-Pacific region, at this fascinating and crucial time.

Ferguson takes over the role later this year, joining fellow China Correspondent Bill Birtles in Beijing, after completing her current project: a major three-part documentary series for ABC TV.

“The China story is irresistible for a journalist,” Ferguson says. “It has become the story of our time – and one with immense implications for Australia. Understanding China and the Chinese perspective is vital.

“This is a unique opportunity to join the Beijing bureau and continue the first rate analysis and coverage my colleagues have produced.”

Gaven Morris, Director ABC NEWS, says: “Now more than ever Australians need quality, in-depth coverage of China through Australian eyes. Delivering that for our audiences will be a key element of the ABC’s international newsgathering in 2019, as well as an enhanced focus on the Asia-Pacific.

“Having journalists on the ground is essential. And having reporters of the calibre of Sarah Ferguson and Bill Birtles is a huge strength. They will tell the stories, explain the issues and analyse the impacts for our audiences across our programs and platforms.”

Ferguson is a multi-award winning journalist and one of the ABC’s editorial leaders. In addition to her documentary work, she has been a reporter with weekly investigative flagship Four Corners for a decade, as well as presenting the program for the past three years.

“Reporting at Four Corners has been rewarding and demanding – the program is a journalistic powerhouse,” Ferguson says. “In my 10 years many talented people have given me a huge breadth of knowledge and experience that I am grateful to take with me on this new adventure.”

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#2270

Is she still married to Tony Jones?

Could foreshadow a new role for him, or even retirement from the ABC (he will be 64 this year) to focus on other projects.

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#2271

Thursday 7 February-

ABC Victoria News special coverage on the 10th anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires.Mary Gearin in Strathewen where a memorial was being held ,the rest of the day’s news with Tamara started just after 7.15pm.
Very respectful coverage from the ABC tonight.

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#2272

Maybe the ABC is concerned about security situation in Nairobi. There have been numerous terrorist attacks in the city, as recently as last month.

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#2273

Kenya is probably more central in Africa, but I would have thought South Africa would make more sense.

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#2274

Kathryn Robinson is filling in for Jeremy Fernandez on ABC News Tonight. They might have rotating presenters on Monday to allow Jeremy a weekend as I believe he still presents weekend news in NSW.

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#2275

Something I haven’t seen before.

NSW 7pm weather presenter Graham Creed was SEATED next to Juanita tonight to present weather. It started off with a discussion on the bushfires in the states

Once the weather graphics started, Graham wasn’t seen on screen again tonight.

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#2276

Wednesday-

Mary Gearin is presenting in Victoria tonight.

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