Career woman Chris Bath loves being a journalist and radio announcer, but her most challenging and rewarding role has been mothering Darcy, a bright kid and an avid birdwatcher. "I'm totally wise but he's a great kid!", she lovingly jokes. More on their mother and son stories in this video.
Christine "Chris" Bath is an Australian journalist and television personality. Bath has previously been a weekend presenter of Seven News Sydney and host of Seven's current affairs program Sunday Night, until she left the network on July 27, 2015.
She was part of Seven's host team for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and co-hosted the prelude to the Opening Ceremony live on stage at the Olympic stadium, while seven months pregnant with her first child. After having son Darcy in late 2000, she returned to political interviewing in 2001 as anchor of Sunday Sunrise and stayed for three years. Other career highlights include anchoring the Schapelle Corby verdict live from Bali and broadcasting live from East Timor in December 1999 during the Christmas concert for the peacekeepers. In 2004, Chris judged entries in the TV current affairs reporting and camera section for the prestigious Walkley Awards.
Ardent Leisure Group CEO Deborah Thomas has over 27 years in media. A first-time mom at age 46, we wonder what challenges she faced about expecting at that age. "A baby at 46 wasn't too bad..." Deborah manages, and pictures what the situation at 21 would be like...
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