Sylvia Jeffreys

Friday January 20, 2012
Sylvia Jeffreys joined the TODAY team in 2012 as the New South Wales news correspondent.

Jeffreys began her media career in 2005 as a Script Assistant in Nine's Brisbane newsroom. She honed her skills on the production desk for four years, while completing a Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland.

In 2008, she began filing stories for Queensland's Extra program, before returning to the newsroom in 2009.

During the summer of natural disasters in 2010/2011, Jeffreys reported from the floods in Central Queensland, Brisbane, Ipswich and Grantham. She also travelled to Tully to report on the damage carved by Cyclone Yasi.

In 2011, Jeffreys took up the role of Weekend Weather Presenter for Nine News Brisbane, while regularly filling in as news anchor for Weekend TODAY.

As an 18-year-old, she spent a year living in the UK and travelling through Europe before heading to university, where she majored in Spanish and Political Science.

Outside of work, Jeffreys has a keen interest in sport, having participated in netball and swimming at a representative level.

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