Ellen Fanning Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, ABC News, Networth

Ellen Fanning  Biography

Ellen Fanning is an Australian journalist, host of the news and current affairs program The Drum on ABC TV and ABC News Channel.

Ellen Fanning Age

She was born on 8 September 1967 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Ellen Fanning Height

Her standing height is still unknown.

Ellen Fanning Aboriginal

Ellen is an aboriginal . She has detailed about her origin and being ana aboriginal in abc.net.au

Ellen Fanning Parents

Ellen is the daughter of Tuck Fanning ( father)  and an Irish-Australian mother whose name is not yet known. His father contracted polio and lived a brief life as an accountant and a champion game fisherman but later died at the age of 33 years.  Ellen has also mentioned her great grandparents, Henry White and Matilda Redfern. Her paternal grandmother is called  Annie.

Ellen Fanning  Siblings

Ellen has one younger sister.

Ellen Fanning Husband

She is married to his husband who goes by te name Peter. They currently reside in a beautifully located house, with a beautiful front garden and a broad verandah on the corner.

Ellen Fanning Children

She is  a mother of two  boys aged seven and eight.

Ellen Fanning ABC News

Ellen has been in ABC TV since 2017 where she anchors The Drum, and  co-hosts with Julia Baird. Fanning began his career in commercial radio in 1988, after graduating from Queensland University of Technology with a communications degree. . She went on to work as a presenter for ABC Radio National’s national current affairs program PM after that. She worked for two years on AM and occasionally on ABC TV’s The 7.30 Report during her time there. In addition, Fanning was named North America correspondent for a network based in Washington, D.C. in 1997.

Previously, she  worked as a producer for ABC’s Lateline, a late-night current affairs program. Most notably, in the year 2000, she moved to the Nine Network, where she worked as a reporter.

Notwithstanding this, she was promoted to reporter for A Current Affair and then became a replacement presenter for both A Current Affair and Today. As a result of this, Ellen was hired to replace Helen Kapalos as a Nightline host in 2005.

In 2002, Fanning wrote and directed Fine Line, a six-part documentary series for SBS TV that dealt with ethical issues in journalism. She was also hired as a co-host of Sunday alongside Ross Greenwood, who was replaced by Ray Martin in 2007.

Similarly, Martin quit the Nine Network in 2008, leaving Ellen as the program’s only host. Most notably, in 2013, she hosted the 20-episode SBS TV series The Observer Effect.

Ellen Fanning The Drum

The Drum is an Australian current affairs and news commentary program hosted by Julia Baird and Ellen Fanning. The program airs weekdays at 6:00 p.m. in primetime on ABC TV and will be repeated at 7:00 p.m. AEST on ABC News Channel.

The program is broadcast live from the ABC’s Sydney headquarters across Australia. As a result, it has a one-of-a-kind “week in review” episode every Saturday night transmission.

Ellen Fanning  Salary

She earns an estimated salary of $100,000  annually.

Ellen Fanning  Networth

Elllen has an approximate net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million.

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