Nine News has announced its new co-host for the Today show in 2019, with Deborah Knight replacing Karl Stefanovic and join current co-host Georgie Gardner from Monday 14 January.

The new all-female breakfast duo is sure to get attention from viewers with Deborah joining Georgie as a respected broadcaster and journalist. The change is part of  further changes Nine makes as it brings new faces to Channel Nine.

Nine’s Director of News and Current Affairs Darren Wick said “Georgie Gardner, Deb Knight and Tom Steinfort will spearhead an energised and exciting TODAY Show in 2019,” said Darren. “We’ve brought together a team from within the Nine family who are already well-known, trusted and liked by Australian viewers. Georgie has established herself as one of the most respected presenters on television. Our viewers adore her. What you see is what you get. Authentic, caring and compassionate. Deb Knight is hands-down one of the best interviewers in the country. An incredibly hard-worker, she cuts to the chase with every conversation.

“TODAY in 2019 has a new focus. But the show will retain everything that’s made it an institution for four decades. The perfect mix to start your day – news, information you can use and fun,” said Darren. “These are serious journalists but also fun personalities, Australia will love waking up with them in 2019.”

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