Miriam Corowa Biography
Miriam Corowa is an Australian television presenter, reporter and producer. She co-hosts ABC News 24’s Weekend Breakfast program. She has worked at both SBS and the ABC across programs such as World News Australia and Message Stick.
Miriam Corowa Age
She was born on February 7, 1975 in Adelaide and moved to the far north coast of NSW when she was six months old.
Miriam Corowa Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Miriam Corowa Education
Corowa was the only Aboriginal child in her preschool. She went on to graduate from Lismore High School and completed her work experience at ABC 2NR.
Miriam Corowa Ethnicity/ Aboriginal
Miriam is an aboriginal. Her family heritage is Bundjalung, being a descendant of the Minjungbal clan & South Sea Islander.
Miriam Corowa Parents
She has not revealed the names of her parents but her mother is of indigenous Australian heritage while her father was a British immigrant to Australia. Her mother worked for the Tweed Byron Local Aboriginal Land Council and then with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in Lismore while her father worked at the State Theatre Company of South Australia. Her parents separated when she was young and she moved with her mother. she has stated that after the split she wasn’t close with her father and didn’t see much of him
Miriam Corowa Siblings
She has an older sister known as Tina.
Miriam Corowa Husband
She has managed to keep her personal life private. Her marital status is unknown.
Miriam Corowa Kid
She has a son known as Yuin born in March 2014.
@RoscoA2 Hi Ross, my baby boy Yuin is six weeks today and I'm just catching up on life 'outside'. Here he is! pic.twitter.com/5ZuHV2L4wA
— Miriam Corowa (@MiriamCorowa) April 3, 2014
Miriam Corowa ABC News
Corowa joined ABC in May 2006 as a producer for Message Stick. In 2012, she co-hosted the News Weekend Breakfast in collaboration with Andrew Geoghegan.
As a noon anchor for ABC News, she hosted ABC’s festival shows at national events such as Anzac Day and Australia Day.
Miriam’s television career began in 2000 when she joined SBS’s indigenous television program, ICAM, where she performed as a production assistant, researcher, and producer. In 2003, she began a 12-month apprenticeship at the SBS World News Service, where she was successfully employed as a producer and host on the SBS World News website.
In 2006, Miriam switched to ABC television and joined the indigenous documentary program Message Stick as a producer. she also assumed the role of the moderator of the show from 2008-2010.
Miriam hosted ABC’s live apology broadcast from the parliament building grounds in Canberra and hosted the national ABC broadcast of ANZAC Dawn and Gallipoli’s Lone Pine Services in 2008.
In January 2010, Miriam and Matthew Hayden hosted ABC2’s live performance of Jai Ho !, a breathtaking performance of Bollywood music star AR Rahman’s most popular hits. She also co-hosted ABC`s live broadcast of the Australia Celebrates concert in collaboration with Myf Warhurst.
Corowa returned to the newsroom in February 2012 as co-host of ABC News 24`s Weekend Breakfast program where she works alongside Andrew Geoghegan to bring a fresh take on the news of the week for a weekend audience.
Miriam Corowa and Larry Corowa
Miriam does not have any relation with Larry Corowa. They just share a similar surname. Larry Corowa is an Indigenous Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
Miriam Corowa Salary
Her annual base salary is estimated to range between $95, 000 -$100,000.
Miriam Corowa Networth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.