Sylvia Jeffreys

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Sylvia Jeffreys
Born (1986-04-23) 23 April 1986 (age 30)
Brisbane, QLD, Australia [1]
Residence Sydney
Occupation Journalist & News Presenter
Employer Nine Network
Partner(s) Peter Stefanovic

Sylvia Jeffreys (born 23 April 1986) is an Australian journalist and news presenter.

Jeffreys is currently the weekly news presenter on the Australian morning television show Today.


Jeffreys attended Brisbane State High School before beginning her media career in August 2005 at the Nine Network in Brisbane, working as a script assistant in the newsroom. She completed a Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland whilst honing her skills in the production office.[1][2]

In 2008, she began filing lifestyle stories on Queensland's Extra program, before returning to the newsroom in 2009.

In 2011, Jeffreys was appointed weekend weather presenter on Nine News Brisbane. Sylvia reported on many news events as a reporter and weather presenter for Nine News Brisbane including the floods in Central Queensland, Brisbane, Ipswich and Grantham. She also travelled to Tully to report on the damage carved by Cyclone Yasi.[3]

In January 2012, Sylvia moved to Sydney to join Today as a New South Wales reporter. She remained a reporter on the show until June 2013 and was replaced by Natalia Cooper.[2] She then joined Nine News as a reporter and a fill in presenter on Nine Morning News, Nine Afternoon News, Weekend Today and Today.

In June 2014, Jeffreys joined Today as news presenter replacing Georgie Gardner.[4]


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Media offices
Preceded by
Georgie Gardner
News Presenter

June 2014 – present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Eva Milic
Nine News Brisbane
Weekend Weather Presenter

Succeeded by
Davina Smith