Kumi Taguchi Biography
Kumi Taguchi is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and presenter of Japanese heritage currently host of Insight on SBS, after Jenny Brockie stepped down.
Kumi Taguchi Age
She was born in 1975.
Kumi Taguchi Height
Her standing height details are still not yet updated.
Kumi Taguchi Parents
She is the daughter to Akira Taguchi (father) and Mary ( Australian mother). Her father died in Melbourne in 2017.
Kumi’s father was offered a job at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation when he was 40 and migrated to Australia in 1974 and worked as an Australian-Japanese journalist.
Kumi Taguchi Siblings
Kumi has an older sister named Maki.
Kumi Taguchi Education
She began her studies at Frensham School in 1993. Later she joined, University of Wollongong in 1994. In 1996, she graduated with a Bachelor in Creative Arts’ Degree in majoring in Media and Music.
Kumi Taguchi Ethnicity
She has a mixed ethnicity as her father was from Japan and her mother from Australia.
Kumi Taguchi Husband
Taguchi was formerly married to fellow journalist Hugh Riminton between 2005 and 2006.
In 2014, she remarried Mark Dando with whom they run a consultancy together known as Rabbit and Lion.
Kumi Taguchi Child
She has a daughter named Coco born in 2005 from her first marriage.
Kumi Taguchi Violin
Taguchi grew up learning classical violin from the age of five in rural New South Wales which also won her a scholarship to study music at the University of Wollongong.
For Christmas 2019, Kumi became part of a 59 minute documentary Christmas Sounds Better This Year music composition aired and repeated in the weeks before Christmas.
She was an active part of the creative process, including rehearsing for and playing the violin in the premieres.
Kumi Taguchi ABC News
Taguchi started working on The 7.30 Report and at the Triple J national radio station after graduating in 1997.
In 2007 she began producing and anchoring news and current affairs programmes for STAR TV, Asia Television and NHK World in Hong Kong.
Later, in 2010 she worked at both the ABC and SBS.
In 2014, she was chosen as presenter of ABC News Afternoons. In December 2017, she became the host of Compass, replacing Geraldine Doogue. She has also filled in as co-anchor of ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland, and Virginia Trioli.
Kumi Taguchi Salary
Her current earning salary is not yet known.
Kumi Taguchi Networth
Updates on her networth are yet to be released.
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