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Brooke Boney has announced she’s leaving the Today Show

The journalist has been on the breakfast program for five years.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 03: Brooke Boney attends the Women Of The Future Awards at Sydney Opera House on December 03, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

News presenter and entertainment reporter Brooke Boney has announced she’s leaving the Today Show.

During this morning’s episode, Brooke shared the exciting news that she’s planning to study at Oxford University but to do so, she’ll be wrapping up her time on the Today Show in August.

“Guys, I have some very big news for you this morning. I’ve been offered a place at Oxford University later this year, which means I’ll be leaving the show after the Olympics,” Brooke said live on-air.

“It’s been a dream of mine to be able to study at an overseas university, and it just felt like the right time to take that step,” she continued.

“I’m so grateful to come in here every day and I love you all so much. So it’s made the decision really difficult. But it just means that you’ll all have to plan trips to the UK to come and visit.”

Brooke also revealed that she’ll be studying a Masters of Public Policy at Oxford because that’s what “fits best” with her journalistic career thus far.

She also said she’d love to potentially come back and work for Channel Nine once she’s finished her studies.

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“I thought if I don’t do this now, then I’m probably never going to. I am at that age where if I leave now and go and study and come back, I’ll still only be 38… That still leaves plenty of time to sort of carve out the next part of what my career is,” Brooke said.

“I’d love to be able to come back and still do things with Nine and figure out what that looks like.”

Brooke has worked on the Today Show since December 2018. At that time, she was appointed as the show’s entertainment reporter and worked alongside long-serving entertainment editor Richard Wilkins.

Then in January 2023, Brooke replaced Alex Cullen as the Today Show’s news presenter.

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