Kathryn Robinson (journalist)

Kathryn Robinson is an Australian journalist, television and radio presenter.

Kathryn Robinson
Kathryn Robinson in May 2012.
Kathryn Robinson

ResidenceSydney, Australia
Other namesKath
OccupationTelevision presenter, news presenter, news journalist, radio host
Spouse(s)Chris Reason


Robinson originally studied economics at Macquarie University and began her career working for Macquarie Bank, before deciding to switch to journalism in 2001 when she completed her master's degree in journalism.

She was a finance presenter on Ten Early News and a regular fill-in presenter for Sydney's Ten News at Five, Ten Morning News and Ten News at Five: Weekend. She was the presenter of the Friday edition of Ten Late News and news presenter on 6PM with George Negus. Robinson filled in for Kim Watkins on 9am with David & Kim.

in 2010, Robinson co-hosted Good Morning Delhi, a breakfast program broadcast on Network Ten during the course of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, with Brad McEwan.

In January 2011, Robinson was appointed presenter of Ten Late News, where she replaced Sandra Sully and became news presenter on 6PM with George Negus.

In April 2011, she was reinstated as Finance presenter on Ten Early News and presenter for Ten Late News: Friday Edition, with Sandra Sully returning to Ten Late News due to poor ratings for 6PM with George Negus and Ten Evening News.

In January 2012, it was announced Robinson will co-host Breakfast with Andrew Rochford (who left the show in June that year) and Paul Henry. The program was cancelled in November 2012 and it was announced Robinson will leave Network Ten altogether, though this was not to be the case.

It was later announced Robinson would join Sydney talkback radio station 2UE in 2013, hosting the breakfast shift alongside Ian Dickson. However, before beginning on air, Robinson pulled out of the role for unknown reasons. She was appointed host of a revamped version of Meet the Press

She has been a fill in presenter for Carrie Bickmore on The Project and was a regular Friday night panellist on the program.

In 2015, Robinson joined ABC News as a news presenter. She is also a fill-in presenter on Weekend Breakfast.

Personal life

Robinson is married to Seven News senior journalist Chris Reason.[1] They became parents to twins, a boy and a girl, in 2007. The birth was announced on Ten Early News, which Robinson usually presents, the following morning and the following evening on Seven News where Reason is a reporter. Robinson returned to work on Christmas Eve 2007.


Preceded by
Paul Bongiorno
Meet the Press

Succeeded by
Program ended
Preceded by
Co-host with Paul Henry

Succeeded by
Program ended
Preceded by
Ten Early News
Finance presenter

January 2006 - January 2011, April 2011 - November 2011
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Program ended
Preceded by
Jacqueline Maddock
Ten Late News with Sports Tonight
Presenter with Brad McEwan (Sports Tonight presenter)

January 2011 - April 2011
Succeeded by
Sandra Sully
Preceded by
Charmaine Dragun
Ten Late News
Friday presenter

Succeeded by
Program ended
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