Stevie Jacobs yesterday confirmed family commitments precluded his availability for Today in 2020.
On Instagram yesterday he posted a picture with Paul McCartney and told his followers:
“Hello Goodbye. One of my most cherished moments on Today. I want to say a sincere thank you to everyone for the incredible warm messages of support. Today has been my home for almost 15 years and I love the program and my colleagues dearly. Sadly I can’t commit to the future travel requirements of the job and have to put my beautiful daughters first. They are my world, my life and my joy. I hope to see you all back on the tellie soon. I couldn’t be more proud of my achievements or more grateful for the opportunities I’ve had with Nine. I will miss my morning family madly and wish the new team all the best for 2020 and beyond. A special thanks to my weather crew who are like brothers to me. We have had some amazing adventures. Looking forward to having breakfast with my girls and doing school drop off. Not going to miss that alarm. Thanks for the love and thanks for the laughs. It’s been an incredible ride and I am a lucky man.”
Tim Davies takes up permanent weather duties for Today next month.