Deborah Knight

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Deborah Knight
Deborah Knight, February 2013.jpg
Deborah Knight in 2013
Born (1972-11-23) 23 November 1972 (age 44)[citation needed]
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia[citation needed]
Occupation Journalist and news presenter
Employer Nine Network
Spouse(s) Lindsay Dunbar
Children 3

Deborah Knight is an Australian journalist, television presenter and newsreader.

Knight is currently co-host of Weekend Today and Nine News presenter.


Knight studied at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, New South Wales where she earned a degree in journalism, graduating in 1993.[1]

She began her career in the media working for the radio station 2WG in Wagga Wagga and then moved to Mix 106.5 in Sydney before accepting a position with the ABC.[1]

In October 2011, Knight was replaced by Sandra Sully as the presenter of Network Ten's Ten News at Five in Sydney. In December 2011, Knight joined the Nine Network, replacing Alicia Gorey as news presenter on Weekend Today, Monday news presenter on Today. [2]

Knight is currently a fill in presenter on Today, Nine News Sydney and A Current Affair.

Personal life[edit]

Knight is married to ABC motion designer Lindsay Dunbar and they have three children.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Presenters". Austvhistory. Retrieved 2008-06-27. 
  2. ^ Clune, Richard (3 December 2011). "Newsreader Deborah Knight wakes up to a new Today". The Sunday Telegraph. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Deborah Knight". ninemsn Pty Ltd. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Happy news for the Today Show's Deborah Knight.". Retrieved 2015-08-09. 
Preceded by
Leila McKinnon
Weekend Today

September 2014 –present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Alicia Gorey
Weekend Today
News Presenter

December 2011 – June 2014
Succeeded by
Wendy Kingston
Preceded by
Alicia Gorey
News Presenter (Monday)

December 2011 – June 2014
Succeeded by
Sylvia Jeffreys
Preceded by
Jessica Rowe
Ten Eyewitness News Sydney
Presenter with Ron Wilson/Bill Woods

Succeeded by
Sandra Sully
Preceded by
Michelle Stone
Ten Eyewitness News
US Bureau Chief

Succeeded by
Leisa Goddard-Roles