Natalia Cooper

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Natalia Cooper (born 1984) is an Australian reporter and presenter.

Career[edit]

Cooper began her career in television in Perth in 2003 and joined the Seven Network, in 2009. After graduating from Journalism at Curtin University she was offered a cadetship at the Nine Network. Natalia worked as the station's weather presenter and fill in news presenter for five years on Nine News Perth. She presented her first weather bulletin at age 19, her first news bulletin at 20.[1]

Natalia travelled the world for 6 months at the end of 2008 and then worked as a freelance journalist before moving to London in 2009.

She came back to Perth to take up the position as Seven News weather presenter upon Jeff Newman's retirement.[2] Cooper remained weather presenter until the end of 2012, she then moved to Sydney and commenced working at the Nine Network as a presenter and reporter on Nine News.

Natalia thrives on live television and over the years has covered major news events in WA including the 2009 explosion aboard an asylum seeker boat off the North West coast and a mass whale stranding in Augusta.

In June 2013, Cooper replaced Sylvia Jeffreys as New South Wales reporter on Today. She remained as a reporter on Today until March 2014. Natalia is now a reporter and fill in presenter on Nine News.

Personal life[edit]

Cooper was born in Perth and spent four years living overseas with her family as a child. She still has a passion for discovering new cultures and has travelled to Mexico, Spain, Cuba, Egypt, France, Croatia and Sweden.

Her other loves include the beach, music, movies and spending time with family and friends. She grew up studying ballet but now does Jazz Hip Hop dancing in her spare time.

References[edit]

Media offices
Preceded by
Tod Johnston
Nine News Perth
Weather Presenter

2004 – 2008
Succeeded by
Angela Tsun
Preceded by
Jeff Newman
Seven News Perth
Weather Presenter

2010 – 2012
Succeeded by
Angela Tsun