Candice Dixon

Candice Dixon is thrilled to be part of the Sydney Weekender team. Candice’s nine-year journey as a host at Channel 7 has taken her everywhere from Brazil to London to Tokyo, but there’s nowhere quite as spectacular as Sydney! Candice is always on the lookout for adventure, jumping at any opportunity to travel (yoga mat […]

Daniel Gibson

Daniel, in some circles, is known as the Whacky Weatherman. His unique style, warmth and wit have now been enjoyed by us on Sydney Weekender for the last few years. From Jackerooing near Tamworth, motorbike riding in Sydney or drinking donkeys milk in the Hunter Valley we’ve sent Daniel to cover some amazing stories. “I […]

Darren Coggan

Darren Coggan is one of Australia’s most exciting and diverse artists, a masterful storyteller with a knack of weaving fascinating and perceptive tales through his songs. Country boy, born and bred, Darren grew up in his beloved hometown of Wagga Wagga and picked up a love for music at an early age. He has been […]

Felicity Urquhart

Felicity Urquhart Felicity Urquhart has netted 8 Golden Guitars, an ARIA Award nomination for Best Country Album, four CMAA Australian CM Achiever Awards, and a Centenary Medal for her “service to Australian society through country music”. Fliss has opened for Willie Nelson and the late, great Waylon Jennings, supported John Mellencamp and Sheryl Crow, and [...]

Jack Yabsley

Hailing from the South Coast of NSW, Jack entertained the kids of Australia for over a decade on Saturday Disney, Totally Wild, and hosting the game show Match It on Channel Seven. He is also an award-winning documentary director and screenwriter who’s work has been shown at film festivals around the world. Jack loves nothing […]

Karen Ledbury

Karen comes to Sydney Weekender with 24 years of experience in the television industry and 24 years in Sydney. You may recognise her face from The Morning Show and The Daily Edition on Channel 7 where she has featured as a daily contributor for the past 12 years. Although born and raised in country Queensland, […]

Lea Wilson

Lea joined Sydney Weekender as a reporter in 2002. A former Miss Australia (Lea Dickson – Miss Australia 1989), Lea has also worked on National Channel 7 TV shows including New Idea TV and Mums & Bubs. Sydney Weekender is the perfect job for a Mum of three busy children. Lea’s ‘kids’ have all appeared […]

Lizzy Lovette

Sydney Weekender – Lizzy loves it! An accomplished television presenter, radio announcer and journalist, Lizzy brings her warmth, quick wit and extensive experience to Channel 7’s Sydney Weekender. Her many years of TV presenting include co-hosting 7’s Eclipse Music TV, appearing daily on 7’s It’s Academic, hosting 7s entertainment program Famous Presents Hollywood Uncensored, Yahoo 7’s […]

Luke Carroll

Luke Carroll is a seasoned theatre, film and television performer. Theatre credits include Black is the New White, The Harp in the South, The Hanging, The Battle of Waterloo, Black Diggers and Cherry Pickers for STC, Mother Courage and her Children for QTC, The Cake Man (nominated for a Helpmann Award), Capricornia, Conversations with the […]

Matt Baseley

Matt was born & bred on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. In Year 6 he won the ‘loves the limelight award’ and nothing much has changed. Matt is a baker/pastrychef, a golf tragic and a can rap all of Salt & Peppa’s “Shoop”. Ask him what his greatest achievement is and he’ll say his 3 kids, but […]

Mel Symons

With more than 20 years in television, Mel spent her early days on Totally Wild and Saturday Disney, then moved onto Ground Force and is now a seasoned Travel Presenter celebrating 15 years on Sydney Weekender along with hosting for our sister show Queensland Weekender. What place or image best sums up NSW for you? […]

Mike Whitney

Mike Whitney After travelling the world representing Australia in international cricket, Sydney Weekender was the perfect starting destination for Mike Whitney’s television career. A qualified aviation engineer, Mike first began his career as an apprentice with QANTAS. It wasn’t until his lethal fast bowling skills began capturing the attention of selectors when Mike changed career [...]

Pete Wells

Pete is an adventurer. He was the 59th Australian to summit Mount Everest, has paddled across Bass Strait in a surf ski, and climbed the world’s 6th highest mountain in Tibet. He is currently in pursuit of the Seven Summits, scaling the highest mountain in each of the seven continents on Earth. As a mad […]

Sally Stanton

With almost two decades of experience in the business, Sally Stanton has become a familiar face on our TV screens. After completing a degree in Media and Communications, she kicked off her career as a snow reporter in the Australian ski fields. Sally then went on to capture the hearts of kids across the country […]

Sophie Falkiner

Sophie Falkiner has one of the most recognisable faces in Australia.  A television presenter well known for her work on The Great Outdoors, Wheel of Fortune and Sydney Weekender.  Most recently Sophie has been seen travelling Australia as host of Channel 7’s, Sydney Weekender. Charities Sophie has been affiliated with include; The National Breast Cancer Foundation, [...]

Teigan Nash

Teigan Nash is a TV Presenter, content creator and lover of dogs, living in Sydney’s South. You may remember her from the popular kids show on Network Seven Saturday Disney. Since then Teigan has worked with a number of different companies and brands as an MC, host, TV Presenter and content creator. She is one […]