Talitha Cummins is ‘slicing ties’ with journalism (Picture: Instagram)Australian information presenter Talitha Cummins has introduced she’s quitting broadcasting to launch her personal enterprise.
The former Weekend Sunrise reporter, 43, took to Instagram to share the massive information, after stints as a climate presenter on Seven News Brisbane and a newsreader on radio station Triple M Sydney.
Alongside pictures of her new enterprise and a few throwback snaps of her reporting stints on TV, Talitha wrote: ‘It’s an enormous day for me at this time.
‘I’m formally slicing ties with a 20 12 months profession in journalism/tv + media consulting and launching my enterprise in diamond and jewelry creating.
‘It’s an enormous shift, however the transfer to launching my very own enterprise has given me an power and drive like by no means earlier than.’
She went on to discuss how she’s created the enterprise along with her uncle and cousin, as her household has been creating diamond jewelry for half a century.
Talitha mentioned: ‘Craig and Kara have been unimaginable mentors to me over the previous 12 months as I’ve studied diamonds and arrange the enterprise.
‘Countless every day cellphone calls, messages, emails, annoying questions – they’ve been selfless in passing on their data and it has been among the best experiences of my life. I’ll always remember their kindness.
‘Uncle Craig’s like an oracle – 5 a long time in an business and he has the entire solutions, has made every thing you might think about and skilled and seen a lot within the altering business.
The Weekend Sunrise presenter is launching a diamond enterprise (Picture: YouTube)‘He’s a stickler for distinctive high quality and has a no BS coverage, all the time telling it like it’s which makes this entire expertise very entertaining too!’
Talitha beforehand studied diamond grading in London, which prompted her to deal with lab grown diamonds, as a substitute of mined jewels.
‘They sparkle in the identical means as they’re made from the identical substance. Pure carbon. I used to be fascinated.
‘Exactly the identical product, a lot cheaper price level.’
She added her enterprise was born the day she learnt the distinction at GIA, the Gemological Institute of America, in London.
Talitha concluded: ‘I’m excited to be part of what’s proving to be the largest disruptor to the jewelry business.’
The mum-of-two held roles on Weekend Sunrise as a information presenter between June 2007 and July 2008, returning in January 2014 till September 2016.
Most lately, she labored as a newsreader on Triple M Sydney.
In 2018, Talitha made headlines after giving a Tedx Talk the place she spoke about her battle with alcoholism and being recognized with extreme despair throughout her profession as a journalist.
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