Melissa Doyle Biography
Melissa Doyle is an Australian television reporter, journalist, and writer currently working as a weekend breakfast presenter.
She got famous as a co-host of Sunrise, the renowned breakfast television show alongside David Koch, from 2002 to 2013. Doyle also worked as a senior reporter for the Sunday night show.
Melissa Doyle Age
Doyle was born on February 10, 1970, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Melissa Doyle Height
Doyle stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall.
Melissa Doyle Education
Doyle enrolled at the Pymble Ladies College. She later pursued communications at Charles Sturt University, and during her studies, she was a broadcaster with the on-campus community radio station 2MCE-FM. In 1990 She attained a cadetship at WIN Television’s Canberra bureau.
Melissa Doyle Nationality
Doyle is of Australian nationality.
Melissa Doyle Ethnicity
Doyle belongs to White heritage.
Melissa Doyle Parents
Melisa is the daughter of Virginia and Robert Doyle. Virginia and Robert got a divorce when she was two years old of age. Hence they used to vo parent where. Melisa would spend her weekday with her mum and her weekend with her dad.
Melissa Doyle Siblings
Doyle has not revealed er siblings identities yet.
Melissa Doyle Husband
Doyle is a married woman. She has been married to John Dunlop. The couple tied the knot on November 11, 1995. They have been married for more than two decades.
John Dunlop currently works as the Partner & Executive Director of The FrontRow Group. He began working in The FrontRow Group in 2014.
The FrontRow Group is an organisation that fits groups with the occasion, hospitality, and sponsorship houses. Similarly, it additionally facilitates businesses to leverage their funding. He went to the University of Canberra in 1988 and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Sports, and Management in 1990. He also went to the Australian National University and got an Honours diploma in English and Political Science in 1987
Melissa Doyle Children
Melissa has a son Nicholas Dunlop and a daughter by the name Natalia Grace Dunlop. Nicholas was born in 2001, and the second born, Natalia, was welcomed in 2003.
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Doyles started her career when she gained a cadetship at WIN Television’s Canberra bureau in 1990, later becoming their weather presenter. Doyle then moved to Prime Television in 1993, where she was a news anchor and general reporter. After her stint at Prime ended in 1995, Doyle joined the Seven Network as a Canberra-based political reporter before moving to Sydney, where she read the news at 11 AM, reported the news and read the afternoon updates. Doyle was one of Sunrise’s original hosts before it was axed in 1999, before being resurrected in 2000, and which Doyle rejoined in 2002. In 1999 she was the fill-in presenter of the last bulletin at 11 AM due to the incumbent presenter Anne Fulwood having already relocated to Melbourne. She also had a stint reading the Seven Late News.
In 2000, she took over as host of Sydney’s Today Tonight following the departure of Stan Grant. She stayed until March 2001, when she went on maternity leave. After returning from maternity leave, she joined Sunrise alongside Chris Reason, who David Koch later replaced.
Together, Doyle and Koch, under the guidance of Executive producer Adam Boland, surpassed their incumbent opposition and market leaders, Today on the Nine Network. They built the program from a virtually zero viewer base to be the leading breakfast television program in Australia, and there it remained throughout Doyle’s tenure on the program. June 20 2013, Doyle announced that she would be stepping down as Sunrise co-host to take on a national role within the Seven Network.
Doyle began presenting Seven News at seven on August 12 and Seven Afternoon News on August 19. Doyle also hosted the first debate of the 2013 Federal Election between Labor leader and then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Liberal leader Tony Abbott on 7two on August 11. She was also a part of the 2013 federal election broadcast with Chris Bath, Mark Riley and Matt White.
In June 2015, it was announced that Doyle would replace Chris Bath on Sunday Night and Seven News Sydney due to Bath’s resignation from the Seven Network. Doyle signed off from Seven Afternoon News for the last time in late July. In August 2016, it was announced that Doyle would move into a new expanding role as host and senior correspondent on Sunday Night.
Sunday Night was cancelled, In October 2019, and it was announced Doyle would remain with the Seven Network in various news reading roles. In March 2020, Doyle joined Michael Usher to host Seven News: The Latest throughout the COVID–19 crisis. She subsequently became the permanent Monday presenter of the bulletin. Melissa remained in this role until August. In August 2020, Doyle announced that she would be leaving the Seven Network after 25 years with the network.
Melissa Doyle Books
In October 2007, Doyle’s first book, The Working Mothers Survival Guide, was co-authored with Jo Scard and was published by Allen & Unwin. They sold over 10,000 copies in its first print run. Her second book, Alphabet Soup, was published in 2014. The memoir was the biggest-selling Australian memoir in the market during its first few months on bookshelves. In November 2022, Doyle released her third book, 15 Seconds of Brave.
Melissa Doyle Salary
Doyle earns an estimated annual salary of USD 89,997.
Melissa Doyle Networth
Doyle has a net worth of approximately USD 5 million.
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