Mock news presenting/reporting teams

What I would do with Nine:

Early News
Lara Vella
Today
Karl Stefanovic and Sarah Abo, news with Lara Vella, sport with Alex Cullen and weather with Tim Davies
Weekend Today
Jayne Azzopardi and Clint Stanaway, news and sport with Sophie Walsh and weather with Dan Anstey
Morning News (VIC/NSW/QLD/SA)
Davina Smith
Morning News (WA)
Michael Genovese, weather with Kelly Haywood
4pm News
Sydney
Davina Smith, sport with James Bracey and weather with Amber Sherlock
Melbourne
Monday & Tuesday
Alicia Loxley, sport with Tony Jones and weather with Livinia Nixon
Wednesday to Friday
Stephanie Anderson, sport with Tony Jones and weather with Livinia Nixon
Brisbane
Monday & Tuesday
Jonathan Uptin, sport with Michael Atkinson and weather with Garry Youngberry
Wednesday to Friday
Alison Ariotti, sport with Michael Atkinson and weather with Garry Youngberry (Wed-Thu) or Luke Bradnam (Friday)
5pm News
Adelaide
Monday to Wednesday
Will McDonald, sport with Tom Rehn and weather with Jessica Braithwaite
Thursday and Friday
Alice Monfries, sport with Corey Norris and weather with Chelsea Carey
Perth
Monday to Thursday
Natalia Cooper, sport with Matthew Pavlich and weather with Scherri-Lee Biggs
Friday
Monika Kos, sport with Michael Thomson and weather with Elizabeth Creasy
First at 5 (Weekends)
Alicia Loxley, sport with Joshua Dawe
6pm News
Sydney
Sunday to Thursday
Peter Overton, sport with James Bracey and weather with Amber Sherlock
Friday & Saturday
Georgie Gardner, sport with Roz Kelly and weather with Belinda Russell
Melbourne
Monday to Thursday
Peter Hitchener, sport with Tony Jones and weather with Livinia Nixon
Friday to Sunday
Alicia Loxley, sport with Joshua Dawe and weather with Madeline Spark
Brisbane
Monday to Friday
Andrew Lofthouse and Melissa Downes, sport with Michael Atkinson and weather with Garry Youngberry
Saturday and Sunday
Jonathan Uptin, weather with Luke Bradnam
Adelaide
Monday to Wednesday
Kate Collins, sport with Tom Rehn and weather with Jessica Braithwaite
Thursday and Friday
Kate Collins, sport with Corey Norris and weather with Chelsea Carey
Saturday
Edward Godfrey, sport with Corey Norris and weather with Chelsea Carey
Sunday
Edward Godfrey, sport with Tom Rehn and weather with Jessica Braithwaite
Perth
Monday to Friday
Tracy Vo, sport with Matthew Pavlich and weather with Scherri-Lee Biggs
Saturday to Sunday
Monika Kos, sport with Michael Thomson and weather with Elizabeth Creasy
Gold Coast 5:30pm
Monday to Friday
Eva Millic, sport with Bronte Gildea and weather with Garry Youngberry
Saturday to Sunday
Paul Taylor, weather with Luke Bradnam
Darwin
Kathleen Gazzola
Tasmania
Alexandra Alvaro, sport with Brent Costelloe and weather with Makenna Baily
Late News
Amelia Adams, weather with Scherri-Lee Biggs

ACA
Monday to Friday
Allison Langdon
Saturday to Sunday
Dimity Clancey

Changes

Lara Vella anchors Early News and Today News, Alex Cullen now does Today Sport
Clint Stanaway moves to Sydney to anchor Weekend Today, also fill-in sports anchor on Nine News.
Sophie Walsh to read Weekend Today news & sport
Davina Smith becomes full-time anchor of Nine Morning News and Sydney 4pm.
Michael Genovese will read local WA edition of Nine Morning News
James Bracey to read sport on Nine Afternoon News in Sydney
Stephanie Anderson replaces Dougal Beatty as 4pm anchor in Melbourne.
Jonathan Uptin to read Brisbane 4pm
Alice Monfries becomes Thursday and Friday anchor of Adelaide 5pm.
Natalia Cooper will read Nine News WA First.
Joshua Dawe becomes weekend sports reader in Melbourne.
Michael Atkinson becomes weeknight sports reader in Brisbane.
Kate Collins to read solo in Adelaide.
Edward Godfrey becomes Adelaide weekend news reader.
Tracy Vo to become weeknight reader in Perth.
Monika Kos to become weekend reader in Perth.
Michael Thomson to read weekend sport in Perth.
Eva Millic to read solo weeknights on the Gold Coast.
Paul Taylor reads weekend news on the Gold Coast.
Kathleen Gazzola reads Nine News Darwin.
Amelia Adams reads Late News.

This is what I would do:

NINE EARLY NEWS
Lara Vella

TODAY
Karl Stefanovic and Sarah Abo, news with Lara Vella, sport with Alex Cullen, weather with Tim Davies and entertainment with Brooke Boney

WEEKEND TODAY
Belinda Russel and Jim Wilson, news and sport with Jane Azzopardi, weather with Dan Anstey

TODAY EXTRA
No change

NINE MORNING NEWS
No Change

NINE AFTERNOON NEWS
Sydney: No change
Melbourne: No change
Brisbane: Allison Arrioti (M-F), otherwise no change
Adelaide: No change
Perth: No change

NINE NEWS
Sydney: No Change
Melbourne: No Change
Brisbane: Andrew Lofthouse and Melissa Downes (M-F) and Jonothan Uptin (S-S) sport with Jonothan Uptin (M-W) and Michael Atkinson (T-S) Weather as normal
Adelaide: No change
Perth: No change
Gold Coast: No Change
Darwin: No Change
NBN: No Change
Tasmania: Louise Hedger (M-F) Brent Costelloe (S-S) sport with Brent Costelloe (M-W) and Bailey Kenzie (T-S) Weather with unknown

ACA
No change

NINE LATE NEWS
No change

NINE NEWS FIRST AT 5
No change

Changes:

  • Lara Vella becomes host of Nine Early News and Today News, Alex is moved back to sport only
  • Jim Wilson becomes co-host of Weekend Today
  • Allison Arriotti becomes host of Nine Afternoon News QLD full time
  • Jonothan Uptin reads sport Monday-Wednesday and continues to be weekend newsreader, and Michael reads Thursdays as well as Friday, Saturday and Sunday sport
  • Louise Hedger becomes host of Nine News Tasmania, with Brent reading M-W sport and weekend news. Bailey Kenzie reads T-S sport
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