Australian television journalist and news presenter Sharyn Ghidella was born in Babinda, Queensland, Australia. Since graduating with a Degree in Communication from QUT in 1986, Sharyn has pursued a varied and successful career in the media.
Sharyn’s first foray into television was as a journalist in North Queensland, reporting and producing for NQTV News and the weekly regional current affairs program, Newsweek.
Relocating to Brisbane, Sharyn worked for 10 News, before heading to the National Nine Newsroom in Sydney, where she rose through the ranks from an on-the-road reporter to presenter of The Early News and Qantas Inflight News. Sharyn was later appointed the news presenter for the Today Show, before making the move to Seven News Brisbane in 2007 as a weekend presenter.
Other hosting duties with Seven included presenting the news on Weekend Sunrise, before commencing reading the nightly news in 2013 which Sharyn now presents alongside Max Futcher.
Throughout her career, Sharyn has had a strong link to various charitable organisations, including The Humpty Dumpty Foundation and Variety, the Children’s Charity. She is currently an ambassador for The Allison Baden-Clay Foundation, CARS – Community Access Respite Services and The Kokoda Track Foundation.
Sharyn has also volunteered with Meals on Wheels, is a former Board Member of Qld Theatre and has been a proud ambassador for the Qld Firebirds.