Natalia Cooper

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Natalia Cooper
Nationality Australia
Occupation Journalist
Years active 2003-

Natalia Cooper (born November 1984) is an Australian reporter and presenter.

Cooper is currently weather presenter on Today.

Career[edit]

Cooper began her career in television in Perth in 2003 and joined the Seven Network, in 2009. After graduating from Journalism at Curtin University she was offered a cadetship at the Nine Network. She worked as the station's weather presenter and fill in news presenter for five years on Nine News Perth. She presented her first weather bulletin at age 19, her first news bulletin at 20.[1]

Natalia travelled the world for 6 months at the end of 2008 and then worked as a freelance journalist before moving to London in 2009. She came back to Perth to take up the position as Seven News weather presenter upon Jeff Newman's retirement.[2] Cooper remained weather presenter until the end of 2012, she then moved to Sydney and commenced working at the Nine Network as a presenter and reporter on Nine News.[citation needed]

She has covered major news events in WA including the 2009 explosion aboard an asylum seeker boat off the North West coast and a mass whale stranding in Augusta.

In June 2013, Cooper replaced Sylvia Jeffreys as New South Wales reporter on Today. She remained as a reporter on Today until March 2014.

In January 2015, Cooper replaced Emma Freedman as weather presenter on Weekend Today. She remained in the position until November 2016.

In December 2016, Natalia was appointed weather presenter on Today replacing Steve Jacobs who resigned to spend more time with his family. He will replace Cooper as weather presenter on Weekend Today.

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Media offices
Preceded by
Tod Johnston
Nine News Perth
Weather Presenter

2004 – 2008
Succeeded by
Angela Tsun
Preceded by
Jeff Newman
Seven News Perth
Weather Presenter

2009 – 2012
Succeeded by
Angela Tsun
Preceded by
Emma Freedman
Weekend Today
Weather Presenter

2015 – 2016
Succeeded by
Steven Jacobs
Preceded by
Steven Jacobs
Today
Weather Presenter

2016 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent