Georgie Tunny joins Foxtel’s news streaming service Flash

New Foxtel-backed news streaming service Flash has appointed Georgie Tunny as host of the daily ‘News Flash’ segments.

Georgie Tunny will be the new face of News Corp new Flash news service. Picture: Andrew Henshaw

The announcement:

Flash, which launched earlier this month, today announced one of the country’s highly respected and rising national news reporters will join Australia’s first-of-its-kind, news streaming service Flash as host of the daily ‘News Flash’ segments.

Ms Tunny joins Flash from the ABC where she is a reporter and presenter on Australian news breakfast television program, ABC News Breakfast. She is also a regular panellist on the popular prime-time Network 10 current affairs and talk show, The Project.

With more than a decade’s experience reporting across news, sport and entertainment for the ABC, The Project and FOX Sports, Ms Tunny brings her diversity to host the new daily segment called News Flash.

News Flash segments will make it easier for users to stay informed and connected, capturing the day’s biggest news and headlines from across more than 20 leading global and local news sources that power Flash.

The snackable updates draw upon Flash’s unrivalled line-up of global news sources including Al Jazeera, BBC World News, Bloomberg TV, CNN International, FOX News Channel, France24 and Sky News Australia to provide the latest news.

Flash Executive Director, Kate de Brito said: “Georgie is a young, bright news reporter who has been doing a tremendous job reporting on the news for ABC’s national breakfast TV program.

“We are thrilled to have someone of her calibre join the Flash team, bringing her passion and background as a trusted national news reporter, to Australia’s newest and biggest news streaming service as host of our new News Flash segments.

“News Flash segments will make it even easier for Australians to stay up to date with breaking news from over 20 news sources, demonstrating the power of Flash as a news aggregator. ”

Flash is available on mobile, tablet, PC or TV, with no lock-in contracts for just $8 per month. Built on the same technology platform as Kayo Sports and BINGE, users can take advantage of innovations including: Personalisation, allowing users to follow the opinions, topics and news that matter to them and FlashLists, the ability to create and save stories to watch later. More features will soon be available including FlashPoint, providing every angle of every story and FlashNav, getting straight to the big moments of stories faster.

Australians can sign up today for their 14-day free trial with no lock-in contracts at www.flashnews.com.au.

Flash news sources include: Al Jazeera, ausbiz, BBC World News, Bloomberg, Channel News Asia, CNBC, CNN International, ET Now, FOX News Channel, Fox Sports News, GB News, i24NEWS, France24, news.com.au, NHK World, People TV, QuickTake, REA, Russia Today, Sky News Australia, Sky News UK, Sky News Extra, Sky News Weather, Storyful, Times Now, USA Today and Wall Street Journal.

Source: Flash media release


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