Kylie Gillies

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Kylie Gillies
Kylie Gillies, 2012.jpg
Gillies in May 2012
Born (1967-05-04) 4 May 1967 (age 49)
Tamworth, NSW, Australia
Occupation Seven Network Presenter and journalist
Spouse(s) Tony Gillies (1989-present)
Children Gus and Archie
Website The Morning Show profile

Kylie Gillies (born 4 May 1967) is an Australian television presenter for the Seven Network, based in Sydney, Australia. Gillies is the co-host of The Morning Show with Larry Emdur.

Career[edit]

Gillies who was born in Tamworth started off working as a reporter, producer and news presenter for Prime Television in that region. During her ten-year association with Prime she became the face of Northern New South Wales. Her first role at Seven was an assistant producer on Seven's Late News with Anne Fulwood.

Prior to The Morning Show, Kylie's most recognised role at the Seven Network was on Sportsworld as the sports news presenter. She presented the sports news headlines at least twice during the program. Gillies is also a reporter for Seven's Australian Open Tennis coverage, providing the weather and the sports reports for each day of the Open.[1]

Gillies was Weekend Sunrise sport presenter and regularly filled in on Sunrise if Natalie Barr, Mark Beretta or Melissa Doyle were away, taking their position reading the news, sport or presenting the show. She used to also regularly present Seven News late news updates, sharing the position with Chris Bath and Samantha Armytage.

In December 2006, Kylie was a regular presenter of the weekend sport report on Sydney's edition of Seven News, filling in for Nick McArdle, who has since left the network. Gillies has had experience presenting on Sunrise, Weekend Sunrise, Seven Morning News, Seven 4.30 News and Seven News in Sydney.

In June 2007, Gillies began her role as co-host on The Morning Show with Larry Emdur, which airs after Sunrise from 9:00 am to 11:30 am on weekdays.[2]

In June 2009, Kylie announced that she would take part in Dancing With The Stars. She finished in third place.[3] In 2010, Gillies received a Walkley award for her contribution to journalism. In April 2011, she presented reports for The Morning Show and Seven News live from London for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. Gillies has also been a fill in presenter on Today Tonight. in 2014, Gillies and her The Morning Show co-presenter Larry Emdur, whose studio is just across from the Sydney Lindt Cafe, were able to view and report on the events of the 2014 Sydney hostage crisis, as the events unfolded, before transferring transmission to the network's Melbourne Studios[4]

Personal life[edit]

Gillies is married to journalist Tony Gillies and they have two sons Gus and Archie.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media offices
Preceded by
originator
The Morning Show
Co-host with Larry Emdur

June 2007 - present
Succeeded by
incumbent
Preceded by
originator
Weekend Sunrise
Sport Presenter

2005 - 2007
Succeeded by
Simon Reeve
Preceded by
Garry Wilkinson
Seven News Sydney
Weeknight Sport Presenter

1998 - 2001
Succeeded by
Mark Beretta
Preceded by
Danny Green & Natalie Lowe
Dancing with the Stars (Australia) third place contestant
Season 9 (2009 with Carmello Pizzino)
Succeeded by
Alex Fevola & Arsen Kishishian