Miriam Corowa’s television career began in 2000, when she joined SBS’ Indigenous television program, ICAM, where she worked as a Production Assistant, Researcher and Producer. In 2003, she commenced a 12-month cadetship with SBS’ World News service, where she was successful in gaining ongoing employment as a Producer and Presenter with the SBS World News website. Miriam returned to SBS World News as a Television Reporter in 2005.
In 2006, Miriam made the move to ABC television, joining the Indigenous documentary program, Message Stick, as a Producer. She also took on the role of presenting the program from 2008 to 2010.
She co-hosted ABC’s live Apology broadcast in 2008 from the grounds of Parliament House in Canberra and has hosted the ABC’s national broadcast of the ANZAC Dawn and Lone Pine Services from Gallipoli. In January 2010, Miriam was joined by Matthew Hayden in hosting ABC2 Live’s presentation of Jai Ho!, a spectacular showcase of Bollywood music star AR Rahman’s best-loved hits. She also co-hosted the ABC’s live broadcast of the Australia Celebrates concert alongside Myf Warhust.
Miriam returned to the newsroom in February 2012 as co-host of ABC News 24’s Weekend Breakfast program where she works alongside Andrew Geoghegan to bring a fresh take on the news of the week for a weekend audience.
Miriam is an experienced facilitator and MC and has been hired for events such as the Connect 2012 Conference, NSW Health Awards, NAIDOC Week Breakfast, Danks Street Festival, the IBA Awards Event and the Catholic Education Leadership Conference.