Kate Collins (journalist)

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Kate Collins (born 6 April 1983 in Mount Gambier, South Australia)[1] is an Australian journalist.

Collins currently presents Nine News Adelaide with Brenton Ragless.[1]


Collins studied at Norwood Morialta High School, and later the University of Adelaide, and the University of South Australia.[1] She has also worked as a weekend newsreader at Austereo Radio.[2] She began training as a presenter at C31 Adelaide.[citation needed]

She joined NWS 9 in Adelaide in 2006 as a general reporter for Nine News, and in 2007 began acting as fill-in news presenter on weekends.[1] She replaced Rob Kelvin in 2011.[3]

Collins was formerly the presenter of the now-defunct Adelaide edition of A Current Affair.[4]

Personal life[edit]

In August 2014, Collins announced that she was pregnant with her first child and in February 2015 gave birth to a baby boy Harvey. In January 2018, Collins welcomed her second child Eddie.


  1. ^ a b c d Channel 9 Adelaide Pty Ltd 2013, Kate Collins, Channel 9 Adelaide Pty Ltd, accessed 26 November 2013, <"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)>
  2. ^ <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kate-collins/35/27/6b9>
  3. ^ Knox 2010, Veteran Adelaide newsreader Rob Kelvin to retire, TV Tonight, accessed 26 November 2013, <http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2010/11/veteran-adelaide-newsreader-rob-kelvin-to-retire.html>
  4. ^ The Advertiser (2009), Nine opens local Today Show bureau after dumping Adelaide A Current Affair, http://www.couriermail.com.au, accessed 26 November 2013,<http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/nine-opens-local-today-show-bureau-after-dumping-adelaide-a-current-affair/story-e6freon6-1225811676097>
Media offices
Preceded by
Rob Kelvin
Nine News Adelaide
Weeknight presenter

Succeeded by
Preceded by
Georgina McGuinness (2002)
A Current Affair

Succeeded by