Sarah Harris Biography
Sarah Harris Bio
|Sarah Harris was born on 12th July 1981 in Sydney, Australia. She is an Australian journalist and television presenter. Harris is currently hosting Network Ten’s Studio 10 and Shark Tank. In 2016, she was nominated for the Logie Award for Most Popular Presenter.|
|Sarah Harris Age||12 July 1981 Sydney, New South Wales|
|Sarah Harris Nationality||Australian|
|Sarah Harris Education||Caboolture State High School|
|Sarah Harris Occupation||Journalist, television presenter|
|Sarah Harris Employer||Network Ten|
|Known for||Studio 10 host & Shark Tank host|
|Sarah Harris Spouse(s)||
Tom Ward (m. 2014)
|Sarah Harris Children||2 Children, Paul born on 16 December 2015 and Harry Scanlan Ward born on 8 December 2017|
Sarah Harris Early life and Education
Harris is the eldest daughter of a single mother. Her father died of prostate cancer when he was just 50 and sharing stories with her Croatian grandmother. Harris grew up in a block of housing commission flats in Mt Druitt, a suburb of Sydney’s west. Harris studied journalism and international business at Queensland University of Technology.
Sarah Harris Journalism Career
Harris career in journalism began in 1997 at the Seven Network in Brisbane, where she filed reports for Seven News and later Today Tonight.
In June 2001, she joined Prime Gold Coast News where she worked as a freelance television reporter and presenter. She then moved back to the Seven Network in Brisbane where she was a cadet news reporter and writer.
In 2002, Harris joined the Nine Network becoming a reporter, researcher and fill-in presenter on Extra. She also joined National Nine News as a reporter and Today as Brisbane reporter and kissed by another co-host live on air.
Harris traveled the state to cover some of Queensland’s biggest news stories, delivering live reports from the scene of the Cairns Tilt Train derailment in November 2004, as well as Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s controversial state funeral in Kingaroy in 2005. She left Today in 2005 to become a reporter and fill-in presenter on National Nine News in Brisbane.
In 2007, Harris moved to Sydney to become a Today reporter and a fill-in news presenter. She was also a fill-in news presenter on Nine Morning News, Nine Afternoon News, Nine News Sydney and Weekend Today.
In 2012, Harris was the fill-in presenter for Sonia Kruger on Mornings. She also filled in for Leila McKinnon on Weekend Today while she was on maternity leave.
In August 2013, she resigned from the Nine Network to join Network Ten’s new morning program, Studio 10 as a co-host with Ita Buttrose, Joe Hildebrand and Jessica Rowe. She has also been a fill-in host on Network Ten program The Project
In November 2014, Harris was announced as the host of Shark Tank.
In February 2016, Harris was welcomed to the No Agenda roundtable as a Black Dame by Adam Curry and John C Dvorak.
On 31 October 2016, Harris gained a Guinness World Record for Most Pumpkins Smashed in One Minute while dressed as Wednesday from the Addams Family.
Sarah Harris Personal life and Family
On 19 July 2014, Harris was married to IT specialist Tom Ward in Sydney. Among those in attendance were her Studio 10 colleagues Ita Buttrose, Jessica Rowe, and Joe Hildebrand.
In July 2015, Harris announced that she is pregnant with her first child. She gave birth to son Paul on 16 December 2015.
Harris is also a former pack-a-day smoker, having quit in 2014. However, she was seen smoking with co-host Joe Hildebrand at the Logie Awards 2016. She claimed at that moment it was the first cigarette she had had since her pregnancy.
In June 2017, Harris announced that she is pregnant with second child. She gave birth to Harry Scanlan Ward born on 8 December 2017.
Harris has also stated that she is an avid lover of Converse All Star shoes, her favorite pair being white high tops.
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