Iskhandar Razak appointed ABC Victoria Weekend 7PM News anchor – ABC journalist and presenter Iskhandar Razak is taking over the Weekend Presenter role on ABC Victoria Weekend 7PM News.
Iskhandar replaces Mary Gearin, who recently left the ABC after an award-winning career spanning three decades.
Already a familiar face to Victorian audiences as a fill-in presenter of the weekend news, Iskhandar said he was delighted to be taking on the role permanently.
“Victoria is an amazing place and Victorians are amazing people,” he said. “I really love our audience and our community.
“I’m truly honoured to be given this opportunity. It is a tremendous privilege and responsibility.”
ABC News Director Justin Stevens said Iskhandar would be a great successor to Mary Gearin.
“Iskhandar is an experienced journalist and an accomplished newsreader,” he said.
“We’re excited to see him step into this role and we know he will continue to excel.”
ABOUT ISKHANDAR RAZAK
Iskhandar Razak has been a journalist for 15 years. He has worked for the ABC in South Australia, the Northern Territory, and for the past decade in Victoria.
Since 2016, he has worked in the Melbourne newsroom as a reporter, presenter and producer, covering a range of issues and topics in Victoria and internationally for television, radio and online.
Iskhandar has also worked as a fill-in presenter on ABC News Breakfast, 774 ABC local radio and The World.
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