Jo Hall

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Jo Hall
Born (1958-06-25) 25 June 1958 (age 58)
Occupation News presenter
Spouse(s) Jason Danda
Children 4
Website Nine News profile

Jo Hall (born 25 June 1958) is an Australian television presenter.


Hall began her career with a Melbourne newspaper cadetship, then joined Nine News in 1979. In 1990 she became the first woman to be presented with the Thorn Award, a national award for journalism.

She presented Nine News Melbourne on weekends and occasionally fills in for Peter Hitchener. On the weekends Hall also presented the Late News Update for Nine News. She also works with the Variety Club on McHappy Day and is a patron of Bonnie Babes, a research organisation.

In November 2011, it was announced that Hall wanted to scale back her role, with Alicia Gorey announced as her replacement. She now presents weekday news updates and is a fill in presenter.

In November 2016, it was announced Hall would host four new Nine News Victorian regional bulletins - Nine News Western Victoria, Nine News Central Victoria, Nine News Border North East and Nine News Gippsland - from Nine's Melbourne studios but featuring news, sport and weather reports from reporters in Ballarat, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Shepparton and Traralgon.[1]

In February 2017, Hall joined 3AW to host hour-long chat program, Great Australian Lives.

Personal life[edit]

She attended Koonung Secondary College.

Hall has four children.


  1. ^ "Nine's Canberra news bulletin host revealed". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2016-11-08. Retrieved 2016-12-03. 

External links[edit]

Media offices
Preceded by
Nine News Victoria

March 2017–present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Peter Hitchener
Nine News Melbourne
Weekend presenter

Succeeded by
Alicia Gorey