Tamara Oudyn

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Tamara Oudyn
Born March 1977
Occupation Journalist

Tamara Oudyn is an Australian television presenter and reporter.

Oudyn is currently weekend presenter of ABC News Victoria.


Oudyn began her media career in 2003 working as a news reporter in Brisbane. Prior to this, she was a researcher and producer for factual programs in Australia and the United Kingdom. In late 2003, she moved to Melbourne and joined the ABC’s Asia Pacific News service (now Australia Network), where she worked as a reporter and presenter of the breakfast news program for 18 months.[1]

In 2005, Tamara moved to the ABC News Victoria newsroom to report for the 7pm news bulletin. Since then she has filmed in Banda Aceh six months after the Boxing Day tsunami, presented The Midday Report over two summers, spent 18 months on the court round in Melbourne, and filed network news reports.[1]

In February 2008, Oudyn replaced Kathy Bowlen as the weekend presenter of ABC News Victoria.

In January 2009, Tamara was appointed as host of Stateline Victoria, replacing Kathy Bowlen who resigned from the network.

Oudyn is a fill-in presenter on News Breakfast for Virginia Trioli.

Personal life[edit]

Tamara is married to Kristian Handberg and they have two sons.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "About Stateline Victoria". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  2. ^ "My husband's piece about electric vehicles on The Conversation today". Tamara Oudyn - Twitter. 24 June 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Handberg, Kristian (October 2016). "MICROGRIDS: The pathway to Australia’s smarter, cleaner energy future" (PDF). ISS Institute. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 

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Preceded by
Kathy Bowlen
ABC News Victoria
Weekend Presenter

February 2008 -
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Kathy Bowlen
Stateline Victoria

February 2009 - September 2009
Succeeded by
Josephine Cafagna