& # 39; I am excited and excited & # 39 ;: Peter Stefanovic announces new breakfast television with Sky News months after being scrapped from Channel Nine
Peter Stefanovic has announced a new breakfast TV role at Sky News.
The 37-year-old will be taking care of the flagship program First Edition of the network together with Laura Jayes from 1 July.
In an interview with The Daily Telegraph On Sunday, the journalist who was removed from Channel Nine in December said that he & # 39; excited & # 39; and & # 39; excited & # 39; was to join the team.
& # 39; I'm excited and excited & # 39 ;: Peter Stefanovic, 37, announced his new breakfast TV role with Sky News on Sunday
& # 39; I am excited. Glad it actually is, & Peter said to the newspaper. & # 39; It's a great challenge, a great opportunity, and a fantastic privilege to be asked to be part of the Sky News team. & # 39;
The new role comes after Peter was removed from Channel Nine in December, after 15 years with the network.
Peter's ax was announced as he celebrated the marriage of his brother Karl Stefanovic to Jasmine Yarbrough in Mexico.
Axed: The new role comes after Peter was dropped off Channel Nine in December, after 15 years with the network
The decision to bite Peter came after a private phone call in March last year, was leaked to the press.
The & # 39; memories & # 39; from the driver to the conversation between Peter and his older brother Karl, 44, were splashed in March and April over two editions of New Idea.
During the interview, Peter complained about his role on Weekend Today and the Stefanovic brothers also criticized nine staff members and executives.
Scandal: last March an Uber driver recorded a conversation between the speaker phone Peter (L) and the older brother Karl Stefanovic (R). The conversation was leaked to the press
& # 39; I hate news, I stand on the inside and it gives me a terrible feeling & # 39 ;, Uber's driver allegedly heard Peter tell Karl.
& # 39; Life flows out of me. I am so much better than this and can do so much more, it is the worst four days a week and I should do more. & # 39;
Karl proposed to cheer himself up with a modest salary increase of $ 60,000 – and released on his co-star Georgie Gardner.
New idea was told: & # 39; (Karl) said she didn't have enough opinions and he wanted her to do more. He actually sounded angry & # 39 ;.
Problems: & # 39; I have put my wife (Sylvia Jeffreys) and brother (Karl) in trouble; and I took that very hard, & # 39; the former host of Weekend Today told The Herald Sun on Saturday. Pictured with Sylvia
Peter told The Herald Sun. on Saturday he & # 39; embarrassed & # 39; and & # 39; ashamed & # 39; was when he ran into problems with his & # 39; network & # 39 ;.
& # 39; I have put my wife (Sylvia Jeffreys) and brother (Karl) in trouble; and I took that very hard, & the former host of Weekend Today added.
Peter explained that apologizing for the incident is the & # 39; right thing to do & # 39; and that he is now in a better place.
"I apologized for the right thing to do and get things back on track, but I'm in a pretty good place, really a good place," he said.
First edition broadcast on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Sky News on Foxtel from 1 July.
Eek: Karl, 44, suggested he lifted himself up with a modest $ 60,000 pay raise – and released on his co-star Georgie Gardner (photo)
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