Amber Sherlock

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Amber Sherlock
Born 1 December
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Journalist, presenter and reporter
Employer Nine Network
Children Piper & Zachary

Amber Sherlock (née Higlett) is an Australian journalist and television news presenter. She currently presents the weather on Nine News Sydney and Friday presenter of Nine News Now.


Sherlock began her career at the Seven Network in Sydney and worked for the financial news service at the Commonwealth Bank before joining Network Ten for the Sydney Olympics. She then moved into finance journalism, taking a position in London for several years. She came back to Canberra as a host for a Network Ten current affairs program. Upon her return to Sydney, Sherlock went to work for Commonwealth Securities as a financial journalist, after which she took a position as a newsreader with Sky News Australia.[1]

Sherlock joined the Nine Network in 2007 to present the business segments for the Today, Nine Morning News Hour and Nine Afternoon News. She was the news presenter on Weekend Today and Monday news presenter on Today. Sherlock later presented the morning edition of the Qantas Inflight News. In January 2009, it was announced that Sherlock would be the news presenter for Weekend Today, alongside co-hosts Cameron Williams and Leila McKinnon. In July 2009, Sherlock was appointed Monday news presenter for Today, as Georgie Gardner presents Nine News Sydney on Friday and Saturday.[1]

Sherlock is represented by the management company 22.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Sherlock is a graduate of the University of Technology, Sydney.[1]

In June 2009, Amber gave birth to daughter Piper. She went into labour while on air during Weekend Today.[3] In April 2014, Sherlock gave birth to son Zachary.


  1. ^ a b c "Amber Sherlock". Nine News. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "22 Management - Amber Sherlock". Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  3. ^ "TV trio's pregnant pause". Sydney Morning Herald. January 23, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 

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Preceded by
Jaynie Seal
Nine News Sydney
Weather presenter

April 2011-
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Bulletin re-introduced
Nine Early Morning News
Presenter (Monday to Wednesday)

July 2008 - June 2010
Succeeded by
Various presenters
Preceded by
Georgie Gardner
News presenter (Monday)

July 2009 - July 2010
Succeeded by
Alicia Gorey
Preceded by
Program started
Weekend Today
News presenter

February 2009 - June 2010
Succeeded by
Alicia Gorey