Ian Henderson (news presenter)

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Ian Henderson
Born (1953-08-15) 15 August 1953 (age 64)
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Occupation News presenter

Ian Henderson (born 15 August 1953) is an Australian television news presenter.

Henderson is currently weeknight presenter of ABC News Victoria in Melbourne.


Henderson joined the ABC in 1980 after completing a cadetship with the Leader Associated Newspapers - the network of News Limited local newspapers in Victoria - and has worked as a state political and industrial reporter, as well as being an ABC correspondent for Europe in the early 1990s. Over his career he has also hosted the ABC's state election coverage, and presented the weekly current affairs program Stateline.[1]

Henderson has also hosted many other special presentations, such as the ABC's ANZAC Day coverage, and the Melbourne Press Club's Quill Awards.

In February 2009, Henderson presented ABC News live from various locations affected by Black Saturday Victorian bushfires. He also hosted the national memorial service for bushfire victims, Together for Victoria, which was seen around Australia and the world.

Personal life[edit]

He was formerly a committee member of the Melbourne Press Club.[2] He is a supporter of the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League. Henderson also plays golf in his spare time. Ian graduated from Haileybury College in 1970.


  1. ^ ABC News Profile. Retrieved 3 December 2010
  2. ^ Melbourne Press Club - Committee. Retrieved 2 October 2008.

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Media offices
Preceded by
Sue McIntosh
ABC News Victoria
Weeknight presenter

1992– present
Succeeded by