Leigh Sales is set to return to host ABC’s Australian Story on February 27.

Lee Sales will return to TV on February 27 as the host of ABC’s Australian Story.

The renowned journalist will present a weekly half-hour documentary series known for profiling Australians and their hard-hitting life stories.

Sales, 49, surprised viewers when she announced her resignation as anchor of national broadcaster The 7.30 Report in February last year.

Lee Sales will return to TV as host of ABC’s Australian Story on February 27 Picture: Lee Sales

Sales’ replacement Sarah Ferguson will continue to host The 7.30 Report.

during this, TV Black Box ABC will reportedly premiere a new season of its current affairs flagship Four Corners on January 30.

And after a troubled year of declining ratings, the broadcaster’s topical panel show, Q&A, will also return on January 30, hosted by Stan Grant.

This comes after Sales quit his high-profile gig. As host of ABC’s 7.30 on June 30.

The popular journalist surprised her fans last February when she announced she was stepping down from her high-profile gig as anchor of The 7.30 Report.

She later revealed that she would use her six-month long service leave to ‘get some rest’ and spend quality time with her two young sons.

Caroline Jones was the original host of The Australian Story but sadly died in May aged 84 after collapsing at her Sydney home.

The program has been without a host since 2016 following Jones’ departure and has been using talent from each week’s show to introduce the storyline.

Sales will present a weekly half-hour documentary series known for profiling Australians and their hard-won life stories.

Sales’ new hosting job was first announced at ABC’s Upfronts last November, and the popular star said it was an honor to follow Jones as host of the program.

“Australian Story is one of the country’s best-loved programs and I’m thrilled and humbled to be invited to it,” Sales said.

‘I can’t wait to be involved in the preparation of such a talented team.’

Sales later revealed that she would use her six-month long service leave after her last 7.30 report on June 30 to ‘get some rest’ and spend quality time with her two young sons.

Source: | Dailymail.co.uk

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