Juanita Phillips

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Juanita Phillips (born 11 October 1963[1] in Brisbane) is an Australie jurnalist an news presenter.

Phillips is currently wirkin for the ABC as weeknicht presenter o ABC News in New Sooth Wales an fore-nicht presenter for ABC News 24 bulletins.

Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Phillips began her career in Brisbane in 1982 as a cadet jurnalist at The Courier-Mail whaur she became a featur writer an columnist.[2]

In the early 1990s, Phillips wirkit at TVQ-10 Brisbane as a reporter an presenter an she made her naitional debut as regular presenter on Ten Eyewitness News weekend late edition (frae Network Ten's Brisbane studios) in 1993. A year later, Phillips muivit tae Sydney tae join Ron Wilson on TEN-10's Ten News First at Five, succeedin Sandra Sully an she wis lead female presenter for the bulletin for twa years an wis later succeedit bi Jessica Rowe.

In 1997, follaein a stint as presenter wi Sky News Australia, Phillips muivit tae Lunnon whaur she wirkit as a news presenter at BBC World News while at the same time runnin a Lunnon cafe. She later muivit tae CNN International, in Lunnon an aw, wirkin mainly as co-anchor on CNN Today afore returnin tae Australie as weekend presenter o ABC News in New Sooth Wales.

In 2003, she muivit tae co-anchor ABC News NSW wi Tony Eastley an later acome solo presenter o the bulletin.

Durin 2007, Phillips wrote a nummer o airticles for The Bulletin includin an airticle on ainimal richts activist Lyn White that caused some controversy.[3]

On 30 November 2007, Phillips suffered an on-air coughin fit while presentin ABC News NSW , forcin the ABC tae switch tae a simulcast o the Victoria state bulletin frae its Melbourne station till her coughin fit subsidit.[4] In her 2010 beuk, A Pressure Cooker Saved My Life, she describes the episode as a result o a stress-inducit laryngeal spasm.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2002, Phillips marriet Mario Milostic, an Australie graphic designer, efter a sax-week courtship. Thair first bairn, Marcus, wis born in 2003 an thair dochter, Mischa, in 2006.[5]

In 2009, Juanita teuk carer's leave frae the ABC tae care for thair childer while her husband Mario wis interstate for rehabilitation frae bouel cancer.[6]

Publications[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media offices
Precedit bi
Sandra Sully
Ten Eyewitness News: First At Five - Sydney
Presenter with Ron Wilson

1994 – 1996
Succeedit bi
Jessica Rowe
Precedit bi
Tony Eastley
ABC News NSW
Weeknicht Presenter

2003-
Succeedit bi
incumbent
Precedit bi
program stairtit
ABC News 24 - Evening News
Presenter

22 July 2010-
Succeedit bi
incumbent