Livinia Nixon

TV Presenter, MC & Host

Livinia Nixon is a versatile and enduring personality who has confirmed her position as one of Australia’s most popular talents, developing her skills over thirteen years in front of the camera. She is Channel 9’s long-term and very popular presenter of the nightly weather on Nine News.

A resume packed with experience, Livinia has travelled the globe as a host for Nine’s Things To Try Before You Die; produced and presented the travel show Postcards; reported on a multitude of popular programs including Getaway, The Shaun Micallef Show, Weekend Today, Mornings with Kerri-Anne, The National IQ Test and The Today Show. Livinia has also co-hosted the hugely popular show, Temptation, and in 2010 co-hosted the revival of Channel Nine’s blockbuster program Hey Hey its Saturday. In addition, she has also hosted Carols by Candlelight and the Logies Red Carpet Arrivals.

Livinia’s quick wit, intelligence, and spontaneity make her a natural for radio. She has co-hosted a breakfast radio program with Ed Phillips on Mix FM for two years as well as a three-month stint with Dave Hughes on NOVA and FOX FM.

Starting her TV career on The Comedy Channel with Glenn Robbins and Marty Sheargold, in 1997 she left Foxtel to join Channel Nine as host of the children’s program Plucka’s Place –a role that allowed her time to complete a Bachelor of Arts and Commerce, majoring in Marketing and Chinese.

After finishing her university degree and gaining such invaluable on-air training, Livinia moved into the co-host seat on the iconic Hey Hey, It’s Saturday program – where she performed a weekly segment in front of a live audience and traveled to Los Angeles and New York to interview international celebrities for the show. From Jamie Lee Curtis to Martin Sheen, Brooke Shields to Adam Sandler and many more, Livinia gave audiences interesting and gripping interviews. It was during this time that Livinia also completed a three-year stint on MIX-FM, doing a daily breakfast show with Ed Phillips followed by the drive time shift.

Livinia showed her versatility in front and behind the camera when presenting and producing travel segments on Nine’s tourism show Postcards, which she ultimately hosted for a period of time in 2000. She continues to present stories for the show today, along with continuing to travel overseas to shoot stories for Getaway. In addition to securing the Channel Nine weather role, in 2004 Livinia completed her Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Horticulture) at Melbourne University and landed her first feature film role playing Celeste Sky, a television presenter in Comedian Jimeoin’s feature film, The Extra.

Livinia has also fronted the PR campaign “The City of Melbourne” and was the face of the national retail giant, DFO. Livinia is a highly sought after MC and Host for corporate and media events.

As an ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and World Vision, Livinia has traveled to parts of Thailand with World Vision helping to rebuild lives after the devastating tsunami in December 2004.

Worldly and a keen traveler, she has studied Italian, lived in Japan and backpacked throughout America and Europe. Her role as a travel presenter has given her the opportunity to play with lion cubs in South Africa, swim with dolphins in New Zealand and climb inside the famed Egyptian pyramids. Livinia is now an integral part of the Nine News team in Melbourne, a role she’s held for ten years. Livinia is married, she lives in Melbourne and has two young sons, Henry and Ted.

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