James Talia

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James Talia
Born (1975-01-01) 1 January 1975 (age 44)
Years active1996 –present

James Talia (born 1975) is an Australian television reporter.

Talia completed a journalism degree at the RMIT in 1995 before joining WIN TV in Ballarat in 1996 as a reporter and news presenter.

He joined Nine News in 1998 and since then has reported extensively on Australian federal politics as well as numerous world events including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the 2004 tsunami devastation in Aceh and the London bombings.

In 2006, Talia joined Boxcutters podcast as their European correspondent, reporting on the way the European television media covers certain issues and occasionally focusing on the state of UK television. In 2008, Nine closed the network's London bureau, resulting in Talia returning as a general reporter for Nine News Melbourne.[1] In 2009, Talia filled-in as presenter of Nine Afternoon News and has filled in for Jo Hall on Nine News Melbourne. In September 2011, Talia resigned from the Nine Network after 12 years.[2]

Talia has also served as a government spokesperson.[3]


  1. ^ Nine Network to close its European bureau, The Australian, 11 Sep 2008
  2. ^ Nine News reporter James Talia resigns, TV Tonight, 5 Sep 2011
  3. ^ [1] Herald Sun, "Serial rapist Antonio Loguancio had five-day head start", 28 February 2013.