Laura Jayes

Political Reporter and Anchor of The Latest with Laura Jayes

Laura Jayes is Political Reporter at SKY NEWS and anchor of prime time current affairs program The Latest with Laura Jayes, airing weeknights at 6:00pm AEST on SKY NEWS LIVE.

The Latest with Laura Jayes goes beyond the obvious stories of the day with unique insight and analysis on the issues affecting the nation. Taking a fresh look at the day’s news, Laura tackles issues not on the mainstream agenda with key interviews with the main players.

Laura joined SKY NEWS in 2006 before being appointed Brisbane Reporter. In 2011 Laura moved to Canberra to take on the role of Political Reporter before returning to Sydney in 2014. In January 2016 Laura joined the SKY NEWS prime time weeknight line-up as anchor of The Latest with Laura Jayes.

A well connected press gallery journalist, Laura has covered the 2012 and 2013 Labor Leader leadership challenges, 2015 Liberal leadership challenge, three Federal Elections and the Queensland 'Newman Landslide' election and regularly interviews cabinet and shadow cabinet ministers.

She has also reported on Brexit LIVE from London, the Queensland floods, the war in Afghanistan from Kabul, Kandahar and Tarin Kowt and travelled with Prime Minister Gillard on trips to India and China - covering and reporting on the progress of two of Australia’s most important international relationships.