Famous as the host of the Australian Seven Network's Sunday Night and Seven News Sydney programs, she is also known for her work with NBN TV-Newcastle, as well as for her coverage of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
After dropping out of Sydney University, she worked at a local Kmart and a restaurant before earning a scholarship to Charles Sturt University and, during her time there, working for the campus radio station.
Between 2001 and 2008, she portrayed a newscaster in several episodes of the Seven Network drama series All Saints.
Her marriage to music composer Denis Carnahan produced a son named Darcy before ending in divorce in 2008. Four years later, she married Seven Network sportscaster Jim Wilson.
She finished as first runner-up on the 2005 season of Australia's Dancing with the Stars, ultimately losing the reality competition to soap opera actress Ada Nicomedou.