I began my career as a reporter on ABC Radio in Newcastle in 1994. It began a long career in broadcast news which also included a rewarding period at multicultural broadcaster SBS after winning a national scholarship.
I also spent several years in commercial radio and TV, including the Nine Network’s regional affiliate NBN, where I wrote, directed and produced an award-winning documentary on the closure of BHP, in 1998.
In 2001, I joined the Nine Network as a reporter on National Nine News where I covered breaking news events such as the Waterfall train disaster and the historic Sydney Gang rape trial. I played a key role in the 2004 Athens Olympics coverage andI was appointed host of the Late News program Nightline.
In 2006, I joined Network Ten, as a co-anchor on the five pm News at Five. I anchored several live broadcasts in that time such as the devastating 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires, and the Christchurch earthquake.
I have been fortunate enough to work for all three commercial networks in Australia and our two public broadcasters and recently completed a rewarding career period with the Seven Network, hosting Today Tonight throughout 2013 in Sydney and Melbourne and joining the flagship Current Affairs program Sunday Night as a Senior Reporter.
I have recently returned to my first love, film-making and documentary work. I am the Executive Producer of A Life Of Its Own a documentary that examines the truth about medical marijuana. The Film will be released in June, 2015.
I am a keen ambassador for the state of Victoria where I am based and served two terms on the state government appointed board of Federation Square. I am also an Ambassador for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, An Advisory Committee member of the Big Issue, A Hawks Fan, and Liverpool in the EPL. I am a proud Greek Australian who spends a month each year visiting my dad in Northern Greece.
I am also doing my Masters in Journalism because I believe we never stop learning, and that we learn from everything. I make a discipline of staying positive, and love to collaborate with like-minded creatives who are drawn to humanitarian causes. I am enthusiastic and passionate about all of my endeavours. I believe journalism should value above all else the principles of truth and integrity and advocate causes where others are unable to have their voice heard.