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Lisa Wilkinson Biography| Wikipedia
Lisa Wilkinson AM is a journalist and television presenter from Australia. Wilkinson is the current host of The Project, a Network 10 news-current affairs and talk show. She previously co-hosted the Nine Network’s Today breakfast television show with Karl Stefanovic from 2007 to 2017 and Weekend Sunrise on the Seven Network from 2005 to 2007.
Lisa Wilkinson Education
She studied at Campbelltown Performing Arts High School. More details regarding her educational background are currently not yet available in the public domain. We will update her educational background once availed publicly.
Lisa Wilkinson Age
How old is Lisa? She is 62 years old as of 2021. Wilkinson was born on December 19, 1959, in Wollongong, Australia
Lisa Wilkinson Nationality
Lisa belongs to a mixed ethnicity/heritage. She was born and raised in Wollongong, Australia. She holds Australian nationality and citizenship by birth.
Lisa Wilkinson Height and Weight
Wilkinson stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 58kgs. ALSO READ: Kayla Tausche
Lisa Wilkinson Family | Parents and Brothers
Lisa Wilkinson was born in Wollongong, Australia to parents Raymond Wilkinson, and Beryl Wilkinson. She grew up in Campbelltown, in Sydney’s Western Suburbs. Apparently, information about her siblings is currently under review, to be updated later.
Lisa Wilkinson Husband| Married and Daughter
On September 26, 1992, Wilkinson married to author, journalist, and former rugby international Peter FitzSimons; they have two sons and one daughter.
Lisa Wilkinson’s Net Worth
Lisa has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars.
Lisa Wilkinson 10 news |Career
She began her career as an intern at the magazine Dolly. She was hired as its editor when she was 21 years old. During her time there, she was known for discovering young female talent, including an unknown Nicole Kidman at the time. Kerry Packer approached her after she tripled the magazine’s circulation to become editor of Australian Consolidated Press’s women’s lifestyle magazine, Cleo. One of her first acts was to get rid of the magazine’s infamous male cover. She mentored aspiring journalists such as Mia Freedman and Deborah Thomas during her tenure as editor. Wilkinson became the title’s longest-serving editor, and the magazine’s circulation increased at an unprecedented rate during her tenure. Wilkinson went on to become Cleo’s International Editor-in-Chief when the title first appeared in New Zealand and Asia.
Wilkinson was Editor-at-Large of The Australian Women’s Weekly from 1999 to 2007. Arianna Huffington asked Wilkinson to become the Australian Editor-at-large of The Huffington Post in August 2015. She held this position until 2018. She began her television career in the late 1990s as a regular panelist on Network Ten and Foxtel’s Beauty and the Beast. During the Summer Olympics of 2000, she co-hosted The Morning Shift on the Seven Network with Duncan Armstrong. Wilkinson co-hosted Weekend Sunrise on the Seven Network with Chris Reason in April 2005, and later with Andrew O’Keefe. In 2018, she joined The Project, a nightly Network 10 current affairs show.
Wilkinson was confirmed to co-host Today on the Nine Network after Jessica Rowe left the network on May 10, 2007, and she began appearing on Today on May 28, 2007. Stefanovic’s fifth female co-host in less than two years. For the first time in 12 years, the duo propelled the show to the top of the breakfast TV ratings in 2016. Wilkinson resigned from the Nine Network and Today on October 16, 2017, effective immediately, due to a contract dispute with Nine management over the significant gender pay gap that existed between her and long-time cohost Karl Stefanovic. Wilkinson delivered the Andrew Olle Memorial Lecture on the treatment of women in 2013.