Karina Carvalho is an Australian media personality currently working as an ABC News Channel presenter. Karina hosts the late news on ABC from Monday to Wednesday, alongside Jeremy Fernandez who hosts from Thursday to Friday.
Karina Carvalho Age
Karina was born in Sri Lanka in 1981.
Karina Carvalho Height
She is slightly tall but she has not revealed her exact height.
Karina Carvalho Parents
She has shared her parents’ names but she has said they are entrepreneurs. 1983, er family’s business which had been passed on for generations were burned down during the Colombo riots. The family started a new life in Australia after leaving behind the violence of the country’s civil war.
Karina Carvalho Education
Carvalho graduated with a Journalism major from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Karina Carvalho Husband
Karina Carvalho is unmarried but she was previously married to Terry Sweeney. After getting engaged in September 2014, the duo got married in January 2015 in Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, the pair separated and later divorced in 2019. In accordance with The Courier-Mail, they claimed that their ‘time spent apart’ and ‘high-powered positions’ contributed to their breakup.
Terry serves at the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC) in Adelaide as the CEO. He worked as global director of IBM Health Watson, where he had spent the previous eight years and he is a former adviser to the G20.
Karina Carvalho Salary
She earns an estimated salary of $140,000 per year.
Karina Carvalho Networth
Karina has accumulated a decent fortune from her illustrious career and has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Karina Carvalho Career
Karina Carvalho collaborated with Jenny Woodward, a Weather Specialist, Monday to Friday nights at 7 pm on ABC1. She started her journalism career in Perth after graduating from the WA Academy of Performing Arts with a broadcast degree.
She later moved to London to gain additional experience and landed a job with the BBC, where she worked for BBC World News and the HARDtalk program as a producer. She spent her time at HARDtalk on assignments all throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.
She covered Pope John Paul II’s death and the London bombings in 2005 and in 2006, she covered the Lebanon War. Karina after returning to Australia in 2007, started to work for ABC News in Perth before gaining the position of Western Australia’s 7 pm ABC News anchor, which she held for three and a half years as a TV and radio reporter.
Karina migrated to Melbourne in 2012 where she co-hosted ABC News Breakfast on ABC News 24 and ABC1. She covered the recent flood catastrophe from Brisbane and she was one of the last journalists to interview author Bryce Courtenay prior to his death.
Karina Carvalho replaced David Curnow in April 2013, as presenter of ABC News Queensland. In January 2018, she was named presenter of ABC Evening News and migrated to Sydney. Matt Wordsworth replaced Karina on ABC News Queensland.