Melbourne news presenter Jennifer Keyte has quit Seven to become TEN’s Melbourne News presenter.
Keyte has been at Seven for many years, first from 1987 – 1995 then 2003 – 2018.
She began at TEN in 1982 following a role in radio at EON FM.
Her appointment at TEN will see her become TEN’s Melbourne news presenter, replacing Steve Quartermain who has helmed the role for the past four years. He is in discussions with TEN to remain with the network.
A Seven spokesperson said in a statement, “Jen and Channel 7 have enjoyed a wonderful relationship during her time with 7 News, covering every major news event since rejoining the news room in 2003.
“Jen leaves Channel 7 on the best of terms and takes with her our respect and very best wishes.”
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