Rebecca Morse

Who is Rebecca Morse?

Rebecca Morse is known as an Australia television journalist and newscaster. She is most famous for her work at 10 News First.

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Background and Age

Rebecca Morse was born on August 26, 1977, in Adelaide, Australia. Rebecca Morse did her primary schooling at Blackwood High School and completed her college graduation at the University of South Australia in Magill.

Career and Net Worth

After finishing her college studies, Rebecca Morse got the cadetship at ABC Network in Adelaide. Rebecca presently works as the news presenter of Ten News at Five in Adelaide. Rebecca has also appeared for the breakfast newscast sharing the screen with Ryan Burgo. The pair was found to be successful and their team entertained the viewers by bringing the latest happenings, breaking news, and other current events happening around the region.

Rebecca is one of the most experienced news presenters who has anchored many interesting and major events. She has hosted plenty of events for Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide Fashion Festival, Youthinc, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and Audi.

For her excellent contribution to the media industry, she has been honored with awards. Rebecca was the proud finalist of the Walkley Awards during the year 2004 under the category of Television News Reporting. During the year 2005, Rebecca got the gold award at South Australian Media Awards for being the most successful journalist of the year. During the year 2006, Rebecca was the ambassador of the Football Club at Port Adelaide, Netball Club, and McHappy Day.

In Aug 2020, Rebecca announced her departure from Network Ten. The network announced that it was cutting jobs to concentrate on the news broadcasts in Sydney and Melbourne. Adelaide's news would start being presented from Melbourne, with an unknown number of regional occupations expected to be cut. The Adelaide staff before the cuts included newsreader Rebecca Morse, weather presenter Kate Freebairn and sports anchor Will Goodings. The main three including support staff are all expected to be let go from the network.

In their announcement, the network didn't affirm the names of those on-air staff expected to lose their positions, however, stated that because of the rebuilding, some on-air presenters, journalists, and operations staff would have to leave Network 10. The network thanked those individuals for their devotion and difficult work. The cuts were scheduled to be official on September 14. The director of news content, Ross Dagan, said the choice to make the cuts was a troublesome one but it was necessary for the network's budget.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Rebecca got married to a news reporter named James Wakelin. They became the parents of three daughters. Their eldest daughter is Grace, the second one is Milla and the youngest daughter is Frankie.

The eldest daughters, Milla and Grace helped their parents in naming their little sister. Rebecca and Jimmy were thinking about the name Frankie and they discussed the name with their two little children. They were completely excited upon hearing the name and found it very obvious to hear the selection of the name Frankie when their parents told them.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 26 Aug, 1977
Age: 42 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: Australia
Education: University of South Australia
Gender: Female
Description: Australian journalist and news presenter
Net Worth 2021: 5 million
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Last Modified: Jun 23 2021
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