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Why did Leigh Sales ABC Leave 7.30 and Who Replaced Her? Where Is She Going?


Why did Leigh Sales ABC Leave 7.30 and Who Replaced Her? Where Is She Going?: As per the latest report, Sarah Ferguson will become the new host of ABC’s flagship current affairs program 7.30- 30 years after she was hired by the public telecaster as a humble researcher to aid her future spouse on a project. Ferguson was officially declared on Friday as the replacement for Leigh Sales after the host disclosed in the month of February she would step down from her role in the month of June. It marks a meteoric increase for the veteran investigative reporter who first worked with the public broadcaster in a “sliding doors” moment some 3 decades ago. Follow More Update OnĀ GetIndiaNews.com

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Why did Leigh Sales ABC Leave 7.30?

Former Q&A host, Tony Jones had been serving as a London correspondent at the time and hired Ferguson to aid him on a story about French politics in the year 1992. The chance encounter was not only the starting of a stellar career as a public telecaster but the beginning of a romantic relationship that was direct to marriage and 3 beautiful kids. Jones and Ferguson tied the wedding knot in the year 1993- a year after they first met in Paris.

Who Replaced Leigh Sales?

“It was a ‘there you are- I have been waiting for you’ moment.” Sarah Ferguson informed Mia Freedman of the latest episode of her No Filter podcast. The duo have been indivisible ever since and have traveled throughout the globe together as they support each other in their roles. The duo spent a year in Rovinj, in Croatia, in the year 1996 and relocated to the United States when Ferguson landed a role as a “special journalist” in Washington in the year 2021.


Where Is Leigh Sales Going?

Ferguson officially joined ABC in the year 2008 and has launched award-winning documentaries, such as “The Killing Season” for Four Corners. Over her career, which has included high-profile roles in Washington and documentaries related to domestic violence, pedophilia, and live cattle exports-Ferguson has gathered a reputation for no-nonsense interviewing.


That is what she is predicted to bring to the role as she steps into the shoes of Sales. It is a role she is reprised prior to, filling in as 7.30 host for 6 months in the year 2014 while Sales was on maternity leave. Ferguson states, “I am delighted to take on the presenter role at 7.30. Direct by Leigh Sales and chief political correspondent Laura Tingle, the 7.30 team had made a powerhouse program, making fantastic current affairs journalism on the cutting edge of the genre.”

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Pallavi Ghosh has covered politics and Parliament for 15 years, and has reported extensively on Congress, UPA-I and UPA-II, and has now included the Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog in her reportage. She tweets at @alishach03


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