Amber Higlett is the news presenter on TODAY – Weekend Edition and Nine’s Early Morning News.
She is also TODAY’s business and finance reporter.
Amber graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a degree in journalism in 1995 and began working for the Seven Network, filing reports and various news bulletins as a snow reporter.
She then moved to Seven’s Sydney newsroom before moving into the corporate arena, as the newsreader for the Commonwealth Bank’s internal news service.
In 2000, Amber moved the Ten Network, filing snow reports before taking up the role as weather/entertainment presenter for the Sydney Olympics.
Amber then moved to London to work as a finance journalist for several years, before returning to Australia to take up a position hosting a news & current affairs program for the Ten Network in Canberra.
After her successful stint in Canberra, Amber returned to Sydney as a financial journalist for Commsec in Sydney, reporting for Sky News, the ABC, the Nine Network and Ten News.
Amber then moved to Sky News Australia as a newsreader and business presenter. She joined the First Edition team, before moving to the Evening News to host a nightly business program.
In 2007, Amber joined the Nine Network as TODAY’s business and finance reporter. She went on to present the early morning edition of the Qantas Inflight News, now broadcast on the Nine Network as the Early Morning News. She is also a fill-in presenter on the 11AM news.
In January 2009, Amber joined TODAY – Weekend Edition, alongside co-hosts Cameron Williams and Leila McKinnon, and sports reporter, Michael Slater.