Ticky Fullerton

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Ticky Fullerton
Born (1963-11-02) 2 November 1963 (age 58)
Surrey, England
Education Magdalen College, University of Oxford
OccupationTV presenter
Business journalist
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s) Michael Stutchbury

Ticky Fullerton (born 2 November 1963) is an English Australian journalist and TV presenter.


Fullerton has hosted The Business on ABC News 24, Ticky on Sky News Business Channel and Your Money, and was a fill-in presenter of Lateline.

Personal life

Fullerton grew up in Surrey, England, and has three siblings. [1] She took a law degree at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, graduating in 1985. At Oxford she was a contemporary of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. [2]

After graduation she became an associate director with Credit Suisse First Boston, working in London. She then worked for Credit Suisse First Boston in Sydney, raising capital for businesses and government. She currently lives in Sydney with one son.

In July 2018, Fullerton married Michael Stutchbury in the UK. [3]


Moving to the ABC in 1995, Fullerton worked in business journalism and for the TV show Lateline . She then became the presenter of Landline , a TV show dealing with farming issues in Australia. Following that, she moved into investigative reporting for Four Corners for five years, and later presented Lateline Business (which became The Business) until 2 December 2016, when Elysse Morgan replaced her.

"Lords of the Forest", a 2004 episode of Four Corners presented by Fullerton, was criticised for bias in favour of logging protesters. [4] The Australian Communications and Media Authority upheld some of the complaints. [5]

In February 2017, Sky News Australia announced that Fullerton would host Ticky, a new business programme on Sky News Business Channel. [6]

After writing columns for The Australian for two years, [7] she was appointed in January 2021 as their business editor-at-large. [8]


Fullerton was awarded the Australian Government Peter Hunt Eureka Prize for Environmental Journalism (2004) for "3 provoking reports on issues of national significance – the fate of Tasmania's forests, the hidden agendas driving waste recycling and the fight for precious water resources". [9]


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  1. "Fullerton, Elizabeth Newman". Deaths Announcements. The Daily Telegraph . 30 October 2010. Archived from the original on 24 June 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  2. "Political pantsman suddenly serious". The Sydney Morning Herald . 8 September 2007. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  3. "Private Sydney: Karl Stefanovic comes out stinging – Joy to triumph over sticky situation" by Andrew Hornery, The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 July 2018
  4. "Ticky Fullerton – the activist's friend?". Crikey . 22 June 2004. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  5. "Investigation Report Nos. 1418, 1474" (PDF). Australian Communications and Media Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  6. "Ticky Fullerton joins SKY News Business". TV Tonight. 9 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  7. "Ticky Fullerton", Credit Suisse
  8. "Business specialist Ticky Fullerton puts big picture in focus", The Australian , 22 January 2021
  9. "Eureka: 2004". Eureka.australianmuseum.net.au. Archived from the original on 13 August 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
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Preceded by The Business

Succeeded by
Elysse Morgan