Macquarie Media has signed business journalist Brooke Corte (pictured) as the new host the networked weekday show Money News. Corte replaces Ross Greenwood who revealed last week he was stepping down from his radio role.
“Money News is an integral part of our program schedule wrapping the day in business and giving listeners what they need to know on the way home,” said Greg Byrnes, Macquarie Media’s head of content.
“I’m very happy that a journalist of Brooke’s calibre will take over the reins as the show moves into 2020.”
Brooke Corte has been a business journalist for nearly 20 years, spending most of that time as an anchor on 24-hour business channel, Sky News Business. Corte led the coverage and analysis of the biggest business and economic stories for a decade, and also performed the role of chief business reporter.
After spending three years as host of the First Edition national breakfast show on Sky News, Corte the face of the Your Money channel’s flagship program, Your Money Live, dedicated to personal finance and economic news.
“We’re at a crucial juncture as a country in terms of finance and business, so I am thrilled to be given this opportunity to host a dedicated money program in 2020,” said Corte. “After the events of this year, it’s clear there has never been a more important time to understand the value of our money and the stories that impact on our household finances.
“It is a real privilege to join Macquarie Radio, with the outstanding broadcasters on air right around the country, and I look forward to joining them.”
In 2020 Money News will go to air on 3AW, 2GB and 4BC between 7.00pm and 8.00pm Monday to Friday