Jenny-May Clarkson is joining TVNZ's Breakfast!

Publish Date
Monday, 2 September 2019, 9:30AM

Get ready to start your day with Jenny-May Clarkson!

This morning TVNZ announced that popular 1 News Sport reporter, Jenny-May Clarkson will be the new presenter on Breakfast.

Jenny-May will be replacing Daniel Faitaua, who bid an emotional farewell to the show last week to take up the position of TVNZ’s foreign correspondent in Europe.

The beloved mum-of-two is well known to the Breakfast team and to audiences and looks forward to being welcomed into the family on a permanent basis.

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In a statement released bt TVNZ, she said: "I’m stoked to be joining Breakfast. It’s a privilege to be welcomed into the homes of Kiwis across the country as they start their day. The team is awesome, and this marks an exciting time for me and my family, and one that I’m ready to jump into, albeit with a large coffee in hand."

Jenny-May will join Hayley Holt, John Campbell and Matt McLean on air this week, officially taking up her new role on Monday 30 September.

She will also continue as the 1 News Sport reporter on the 1 News Midday news, Monday – Wednesday, as well as reporting on the ground in Tokyo for TVNZ 1’s news bulletins for the Rugby World Cup 2019.

Breakfast is on TVNZ1 weekdays from 6am-9am.