Jacinta Tynan- News Presenter, Columnist and Author
Jacinta is a highly regarded News Presenter, Author and Columnist and is widely regarded as a commentator for her generation with her popular opinion pieces on modern life and joys of motherhood.
Jacinta is one of Australia's most experienced news presenters with more than twenty years reporting and presenting both in Australia and overseas. An anchor with SKY NEWS Australia, Jacinta previously presented ABC TV's international satellite news service, ABC Asia Pacific, was a reporter for the 7:30 Report, and a presenter and journalist on the National News team.
She has also made regular guest appearances as a panelist for The Today Show, Weekend Today (Nine) and Channel Seven's Sunrise.
Jacinta has also appeared on Insight (SBS), and Today Tonight's special on Australia's Most Influential Women. She was also brave enough to appear on The Chaser!
Jacinta regards her greatest achievement as being a mother to her two young sons and shared her own experiences as a new mum including her attempt to parent ‘consciously’ in her book, part memoir, part modern parenting manifesto Mother Zen. Her philosophy on motherhood centres on the joys of parenting, and she questions whether society’s default position- that parenting is a tough ad unrewarding job- is a valid one.
Jacinta is an engaging and popular MC and guest speaker regularly hosting Gala Dinners, awards nights, product launches and moderating panel discussions.
Jacinta is a proud patron of SISTER2Sister, a mentor program for disadvantaged teenage girls. She is also an officially an ambassador for Australia Day, Ocsober, Barnardo’s Mother of The Year and is on the board of Monkey Baa Kids Theatre.