Sarah Macdonald replaces Chris Bath on ABC Evenings

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ABC Weekend Nightlife host Sarah Macdonald has landed a new gig as the host of ABC Evenings for Sydney and Canberra.

Macdonald replaces Chris Bath who the ABC revealed decided not to return to Evenings in 2020.

Bath is one of several presenters to depart the ABC, including ABC Melbourne Breakfast team Sami Shah and Jacinta Parsons, and Afternoons host Myf Warhurst.

“I am beyond thrilled to be presenting Evenings next year,” Macdonald tells Radio Today.

“Chris has presented a wonderful show and I am honoured to follow her brilliant work.

“I have had a wonderful time creating and building a Weekend Nightlife show with its loving and loyal listeners across the country, but I’m raring to go on this new adventure and have some weekend fun with friends and family.”

Macdonald has held several roles with the ABC over the last few decades, after getting her start working as triple j’s political correspondent and then Mornings host.

The ABC is expected to announce its full 2020 lineup in the coming days.

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Maureen Downie
2 Dec 2019 - 7:33 pm

Fantastic news, welcome to weeknights Sarah

Lynne Moncrieff
2 Dec 2019 - 10:10 pm

Wishing you well Sarah but gunna miss you big time on Weekend Nightlife

Lois Marcroft
3 Dec 2019 - 1:28 pm

So happy Sarah is going to be on an earlier time slot


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