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One of Australia’s most respected broadcasters is returning to her radio roots to host Afternoons with Deborah Knight.
For more than two decades, Deb has garnered a reputation for being a highly versatile broadcaster who can easily jump between radio and live television.
She began her media career in radio, starting out in Wagga Wagga before heading to Sydney to read news for commercial radio.
Deb has a long association with 2GB, which stretches back to 2001.
“There’s nothing like radio for making an immediate connection with your audience,” she says, “and Afternoons offers the chance to look at the big issues of the day and have some fun as well.”
Tune into Afternoons with Deborah Knight for a mix of news, opinion and fun from 12pm-3pm on 2GB and 11am-2pm on 4BC.
- You can contact Deborah Knight on the text line 0460 873 873
Local businesses are pleading with Australians to shop locally during the COVID-19 pandemic. Australian cultured butter company Pepe Saya lost 80 percent of their wholesale business overnight when coronavirus arrived on our shores. Co-founder Melissa Altman told Deborah Knight “we had to think on our feet”. “It stemmed a lot of uncertainty because we hadn’t […]
There’s a glimmer of hope for Australia’s Koala population devastated during the Black Summer bushfires. Australian National University (ANU) researchers are examining how koalas recover after fire and how fire impacts their habitat, including if their dietary needs can be met. Dr Karen Ford, ANU Researcher told Deborah Knight koalas have been “severely impacted” with […]
The federal government has committed $2 million in foreign aid to assist Lebanon’s recovery from the deadly Beirut blast. Locals, however, have flagged concerns the country’s corrupt government will fail to effectively deliver relief. Energy Minister Angus Taylor assured the issue is a moot point, telling Deborah Knight the Australian government will fund “very experienced” […]
A bill for medical gas installation has passed parliament to ensure safe installation in hospitals. In 2016 at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital nitrous oxide was confused for oxygen and administered to two newborns. John Ghanem died, and Amelia Khan was left with lifelong brain damage after the mix-up. Better Regulation Minister Kevin Anderson had previously promised to use […]
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ABC chairwoman Ita Buttrose has defended the role of the public broadcaster in Australia’s media landscape amid the budget cuts and redundancies. She told Deborah Knight she was concerned that ABC staff had found themselves unemployed in such a difficult time, particularly in the media. However, she said they were “stuck with it” after budget […]
Former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop admits she’s sympathetic to the cause of the senior MPs dealing with the strained relationship with China. Ms Bishop, now the Chancellor of the Australian National University, told Deborah Knight the increasing tension was of concern, given China is Australia’s biggest trading partner. “Managing the China relationship is complex, it’s […]
Nine Radio host Deborah Knight has returned a negative result after being tested for COVID-19. Deborah told Afternoons replacement hosts Peta Credlin and Clinton Maynard she decided to get tested after developing a sore throat and headache late yesterday. “Here I was reporting all day on the situation in Victoria … and I thought ‘look, […]
Netball legend Liz Ellis says the introduction of the controversial two-point super shot will change the nature of the game. Some of the country’s top netballers are furious about the change coming to Super Netball ahead of the start of the season in August. The controversial move blindsided some in the competition including players and […]