Virginia Trioli Biography, Age, Husband, Children, ABC, Salary, Net worth


Virginia Trioli Biography

Virginia Frances Trioli is an Australian journalist, television and radio presenter, and author. She hosts ABCs News Breakfast, alongside Michael Rowland, which she has presented since 2008. Before starting at the Age in 1990, she worked as a publicist for a book publisher at the Victorian Ethnic Affairs Commission.

Trioli was the president at the Age Chapter of the Union and worked at the Age until 1999 while working part-time for the Packer organization as a columnist for the Bulletin magazine.

Virginia Trioli Age

She was born on August 16th, 1965 and she is 53 years old as of 2018.

Virginia Trioli Education

Trioli attended Donvale High School and later attended La Trobe University in 1989. She also began but did not complete post-graduate studies in New York from 1993-1994 while working as a reporter for the age.

Virginia Trioli Husband/ Virginia Trioli Married

Trioli is married to Russel Skelton who is a media personality, contributor editor of the Age and the Head of ABCs fast checking unit. They shared their wedding vows in 2003 in Italy.

Virginia Trioli Kids

The duo together shares a son Addison Marcello Skelton whom they welcomed in 2012. Virginia lost a baby in 2009 which was revealed for the first time in the aftermath of an infamous on-air gaffe.

Virginia Trioli Career/ Virginia Trioli Radio

She became a well-known radio presenter when she worked at 774 ABC Melbourne in 2001 on weekday afternoons and he shared the journalists’ Unions Walkley award with 774 Drive team. She also won a Walkley award for interviewing former defense minister Peter Reith in 2001 over the Children Overboard Affair.

In 2005 she moved to Sydney to host the morning show on 702 ABC Sydney where she resigned from the role after nearly two years to concentrate on her TV career. In addition to radio, she was a regular commentator on ABC TV program, the insiders and also a weekly host on Sunday Arts. She was announced as the Friday presenter of the ABCs Lateline news and current affairs program.

Trioli moved back to Melbourne in 2008 to commence co-hosting ABCs News Breakfast alongside Barry Cassidy, Joe O’Brien, Paul Kennedy, and Vanessa O’Hanlon. She is still working on ABCs News Breakfast but has confirmed she is going back to radio to take over from Jon Faine as a presenter of ABC Melbourne’s morning radio show.

Virginia Trioli ABC/ Virginia Trioli News Breakfast

She is currently co-hosting ABCs news breakfast alongside Michael Rowland who joined in 2010. And since its launch in 2008, the show has grown significantly over the years and now the only breakfast show in Australia to increase its audience year-on-year.

Trioli has confirmed she will leave ABCs breakfast show which she helped launch 11 years ago to replace Jon Faine of ABCs Melbourne’s mornings’ shows who retires by the end of the year.

Virginia Trioli Replacement

No decisions have been made yet on who will replace Virginia next year on ABCs News Breakfast.

Virginia Trioli Salary

Virginia Trioli was paid AUD $235,664 by the ABC in 2013.

Virginia Trioli Net Worth

Virginia’s net worth is estimated at $3.7 million which she has earned from her journalism career.

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