Former Weekend Today presenter Peter Stefanovic will co-anchor breakfast program First Edition with Laura Jayes on SKY News from 5am on Monday July, 1 covering politics, business, news, weather and sport.
Former Today show sports presenter Tim Gilbert and Jaynie Seal will co-anchor Saturday and Sunday Edition from Saturday 6 July.
Meanwhile AM Agenda, anchored by Chief Political Reporter Kieran Gilbert, will expand to three hours each weekday from Monday 1 July at 9:00am AEST.
He will be joined each weekday by Political Reporter Annelise Nielsen Live from SKY’s Canberra studio in Parliament House.
Elsewhere Ticky Fullerton has been appointed to the role of SKY News Business Editor, co-hosting
a new Sunday program, Business Weekend from 11am June 2 from the SKY News Sydney Centre.
She will be joined by Leo Shanahan, Media Editor at The Australian, with new Business Reporter Chris Kohler to provide real estate highlights, including Saturday auction results.
“I’m very excited to be part of the great line-up on SKY News, bringing back top quality business news and analysis to Sunday mornings. Under the new government, and with so many important factors in play for businesses, from rates, wages and regulation, to trade and investment decisions and new leadership challenges, I don’t think there’s ever been a more important time to bring a weekly agenda setting business show to our audience,” said Ticky Fullarton.
Paul Whittaker, SKY News Chief Executive said: “SKY News has a proud history of providing expert business news and analysis to Australian viewers. We’re delighted to be adding a dedicated business program to our Sunday morning schedule, filling a currently unmet programming gap in the market.
“Hosted by Australia’s leading business anchor and broadcaster, Ticky Fullerton will steer Business Weekend each week delivering the latest business, consumer finance and real estate news.”