Jonathan Uptin

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Jonathan Uptin
Born (1971-10-18) 18 October 1971 (age 45)
Residence Darwin
Education Canberra University
Occupation News Presenter
Employer Nine Network
Children Zach, Bailey and McKenzie

Jonathan Uptin (born 18 October 1971) is an Australian journalist. He is currently the weeknight presenter on Nine News Darwin.


Uptin has worked across Australia on a number of different platforms. After completing a communications degree at the University of Canberra, Uptin began his media career at Channel Nine in Sydney as an assistant to the chief of staff, before working as a news reporter with Prime Television and radio station 2GZ.

Uptin then joined the Nine Network, at the time Channel 8, as a sports reporter before becoming a sports presenter at NBN Television in Newcastle.

In 2000, he returned to Darwin and was appointed weeknight presenter of Eight National News and has continued in this role during the conversion to Nine News.

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