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]

  1. "Any time is the right time" The Age, 7 July 2006
  2. Author biography
  3. "Lunch with Lyn White" by Juanita Phillips, The Bulletin (11 April 2007)
  4. "Juanita Phillips coughing fit halts ABC evening news", Brisbane Times, 30 November 2007
  5. Karen Pakula (Nov 7, 2006). "Any time is the right time". The Age. Retrieved Sep 1, 2010.
  6. "Newsreader Juanita Phillips' husband diagnosed with cancer", news.com.au, 13 March 2009
  7. Books by Mark David
  8. Phillips' publications at the National Library of Australia
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