Jodie Speers
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Jodie Speers
Jodie Speers
Alma materSydney University
OccupationJournalist; news & television presenter
Years active2009-present
EmployerSeven Network
Ben Fordham
ChildrenFreddy, Pearl & Goldie

Jodie Speers (born 22 October) is an Australian journalist, news and television presenter.

Speers currently presents Seven Early News.[1]


After finishing school, Jodie completed a Communications degree at Sydney University, she completed part of her degree on exchange at the prestigious 'Institut d'Etudes Politiques' (Sciences Po) in Paris.

In 2009, Jodie became a political correspondent for the Seven Network in its Parliament House bureau. She covered the oustings of Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull, and spent five weeks on the road with Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott as they fought for victory in the 2010 election. After covering politics for a time Speers moved on to become a Crime and Court reporter for Seven News Sydney.

In January 2016, Speers was appointed presenter of Seven Early News replacing Natalie Barr.[1]

Personal life

Jodie is married to former Today sports presenter and current 2GB drive host Ben Fordham. They married in 2011.

In August 2014, Ben announced on Today that his wife Jodie is pregnant with their first child. On 5 December 2014, Jodie gave birth to son Freddy.[2]

In April 2016, Fordham announced on 2GB that Jodie is pregnant with their second child.[3] She gave birth to daughter Pearl in October 2016.[4]

In August 2019 Fordham announced on Instagram that the couple were expecting their 3rd child due in September of that same year On the 25th of September Speers gave birth to their 3rd child and 2nd daughter Goldie


  1. ^ a b "Jodie to Speerhead Seven's morning news - Yahoo7". Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Ben Fordham and Jodie Speers expecting first child". Australian Women's Weekly. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Ben Fordham's wife Jodie Speers shows off her growing baby bump". Mail Online. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Baby girl for Ben Fordham and Jodie Speers". Daily Telegraph. 2 October 2016. Retrieved 2016.
Media offices
Preceded by
Natalie Barr
Seven Early News

2016 - present
Succeeded by

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