Alison Ariotti joined the Nine Queensland News room in 2006 and became the official Queensland News correspondent for the TODAY in July 2009.
Ariotti began her television career in Northern New South Wales, working casually for NBN at Newcastle, Lismore and Tweed Heads after completing her Bachelor of Arts Journalism degree at the Queensland University of Technology in 1999.
In 2000, Ariotti was appointed full-time WIN television reporter in Cairns and two years later, joined WIN Television on the Sunshine Coast, where Ariotti covered stories including the disappearance of Daniel Morcombe and the “stalking” trial of former Sunshine Coast Mayor Alison Grosse.
Eighteen months later she returned to the northern Queensland town of Cairns as chief of staff for WIN television.
Ariotti, an ex-Kingscliffe resident and high school graduate, joined Channel Nine in October 2004, as a reporter for Gold Coast News and brought an intimate knowledge of the region to her new role.
While on the Gold Coast, Ariotti’s reporting duties included the court and police rounds.
Ariotti is also an avid sports fan, a chocoholic and enjoys travelling to new destinations.
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