Samantha Armytage is a respected media personality who is often called upon as a Master of Ceremonies for corporate events and conferences.
After graduating from Charles Sturt University with a Communication Degree (majoring in Broadcast Journalism), Samantha Armytage started her career as a reporter and back-up presenter at WIN Television in Canberra. Samantha was then approached to work as a political correspondent for Sky News in the Canberra Press Gallery.
There she covered breaking stories including the 2001 Bali bombings, the start of the Iraq War, a federal election and the January 2003 Canberra bushfire… coverage that brought her to the attention of Channel Seven bosses in Sydney.
Samantha moved to the Seven Network, and worked on the road as a journalist. She's covered many breaking news stories, including regular trips to Bali to report on the trials of Schapelle Corby and the “Bali-9”. She also reported on the troubles in East Timor.
Samantha co-hosted the Seven Network's very successful Weekend Sunrise with Andrew O'Keefe before joining Kochie as co-host on Sunrise when Melissa Doyle left the programme in 2013.
Samantha also hosted Channels 7's Bringing Sexy Back series.