Narelda Jacobs

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Narelda Jacobs is an Australian television journalist with Network Ten in Australia. She has been the lead news presenter for Ten Eyewitness News in Perth, Western Australia since 2008.


Jacobs graduated from the WA Academy of Performing Arts and began her career at GWN in Bunbury. She joined Ten News in Perth in 2000, eventually becoming their court reporter, and also filling in as weather presenter over summer.

In 2008, Network Ten announced that production of their Perth news bulletin would return to Perth from Sydney, and selected Jacobs as the new presenter.

Jacobs is the first Aboriginal, and first openly lesbian newsreader in Western Australia. She lives in Perth with her partner, and daughter Jade Dolman.[1]


  1. ^ "Narelda Jacobs' teenage daughter Jade Dolman steps into modelling spotlight". Perthnow. 12 April 2014. Archived from the original on 21 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
Preceded by
Tim Webster and Charmaine Dragun
Ten News at Five
Perth Presenter

2008 - present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ten's Evening News
Perth Presenter

24 January 2011 – 1 April 2011
Succeeded by
6.30 with George Negus