Juanita presents ABC-TV's New South Wales weekend news and the national weekend evening news updates, as well as reporting
and filling-in on other programs on the national broadcaster. She returns to Australia from Britain, where she was co-anchor
for CNN's European morning program BizNews, a three hour live news and business program, which began in January 2002.
After joining CNN in 1998, Juanita worked across CNN's news and business programs, including, presenting
CNN's European breakfast news program CNN This Morning, the evening European focused news program 'World News Europe'
and CNN's weekly look at culture and politics Inside Europe. She covered numerous globally significant stories during
her time at CNN, including the Kosovo War, the allied bombing campaign against Iraq, the Turkish earthquake and the fall of
Milosevic. Juanita joined CNN after leaving BBC World, where she co-hosted coverage of Princess Diana's funeral, and regularly
co-presented The World Today.
Previously before moving to the UK in June 1997, she worked here in her homeland of Australia
for Sky News Australia, as the main evening presenter, after introducing the country's first-ever cable news broadcast. Prior
to that, Juanita anchored Network Ten's First at Five News in Sydney, after starting her career in journalism at Brisbane's
Courier-Mail newspaper, where she was a well-known writer and columnist, before moving into television. Juanita Phillips
is the author of a great little series for 7-10 year olds, "The Newspaper Kids".