Emma Alberici to host Lateline

Former Europe correspondent Emma Alberici is the new presenter of Lateline alongside Tony Jones, the ABC has announced.

The announcement:  

Emma Alberici is the new presenter of Lateline sharing the presentation role with Tony Jones. Replacing Ali Moore, Emma will anchor the program on Monday, Tuesday and Friday evenings in 2012.

Emma was the ABC’s Europe Correspondent based in London from August, 2008 and has just returned to Australi

Emma Alberici said, “After four years in London reporting the news around Europe, I’m excited to be back in Australia and I feel privileged to be sharing the presenter’s chair at Lateline. I’m looking forward to being a part of a team with such an impressive commitment to quality journalism across politics, economics and foreign affairs.”

Prior to moving to London, Emma was a senior business journalist for ABC TV and Radio Current Affairs. She worked on The 7.30 Report and Lateline Business, as well as reporting for AM, The World Today and PM.

Emma joined the ABC in 2002, where she presented and launched Business Breakfast from June 2002 until August 2003. Emma went on to co-host Midday News and Business.

Before joining the ABC, Emma spent close to 10 years at Channel Nine where she reported for Money, Business Sunday, A Current Affair and the Today program, as well as helping launch The Small Business Show.

Emma is the author of The Small Business Book, published by Penguin and has subsequently written a further two editions, the most recent of which was published in August 2001.

Lateline returns to ABC1 next Monday, January 30, 2012.

Source: ABC press release


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