Narelda Jacobs to join NITV’s The Point as guest co-host

[by Hannah Pemberton]

Network 10's Narelda Jacobs joins John Paul Janke as guest co-host on The Point. Photo cre

Network 10's Narelda Jacobs joins John Paul Janke as guest co-host on The Point.

Image: Yasmin Mund

National Indigenous Television (NITV) is proud to announce that Network 10’s Narelda Jacobs joined The Point as a guest co-host.


Jacobs joined NITV’s flagship news and current affairs program, broadcast on Tuesday nights on NITV and SBS, presenting alongside current co-host John Paul Janke.


Together, they deliver unique Indigenous perspectives and cutting-edge analysis of the biggest stories of the week across current affairs, the arts, social media, science, technology and entertainment.


The Point covers stories that matter most to communities across the country. From the protection of sacred sites to the national deaths in custody crisis, to the ongoing Murray Darling Basin intervention, The Point continually brings the most important First Nations stories to Australian audiences.


Key Indigenous commentators, including NITV journalists Karla Grant, Natalie Ahmat, Ryan Liddle, Douglas Smith, Keira Jenkins and Sarah Collard, will continue to report from across the country to cover the weeks biggest topics.


NITV’s Head of Indigenous News and Current Affairs, Rhanna Collins said: “We’re thrilled to have Narelda join the team. The Point puts First Nations voices and perspectives front and centre, breaking down the biggest news stories impacting our communities – we are looking forward to Narelda bringing her own unique experiences and expertise to the role.


“We’re going to miss our wonderful former co-host Shahni Wellington and thank her for the incredible contributions she has made to NITV, from her time in the capital as our Political Correspondent, to co-host of Big Mob Brekky and The Point.”


Jacobs joins The Point after having previously worked with NITV and SBS on network events such as The Sunrise Ceremony and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.


The Point is on 7.30pm Tuesdays on NITV followed by an 11.00pm encore on SBS, and is also available on SBS On Demand.


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