New hosts to kick off Lateline’s year

Emma Alberici and Tony Jones are both taking time out from Lateline in 2017.

Alberici is on long service leave and will return May 1st.

Tony Jones is taking extended leave from the program to work on writing projects, but will continue to host Q&A.

From Monday, 6th February Jeremy Fernandez will host from Monday to Thursday with political correspondent David Lipson and senior reporter Matt Wordsworth sharing presenting duties on Friday.

Journalist Jeremy Fernandez joined the ABC in 2000 and is a regular news presenter on ABC TV and ABC News 24. In his career he has worked as a journalist and producer in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and London. He will continue to present the ABC TV NSW 7pm News on Friday and Saturday nights.

David Lipson joined the ABC in 2015 as a presenter and political correspondent on Lateline. He previously worked for Sky News, including as a federal political reporter and as a US correspondent.


    • You may be right, but somehow I think this News icon will continue as it fits the political soapbox the ABC likes to present, I think the ‘team’ like that ambivalent ‘leftie’ label.

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