Co-Host of Today Show (Channel NINE)
Who is Allison?
Allison is host of TODAY alongside Karl Stefanovic, beginning the hosting role on January 4, 2020. She co-hosted Weekend TODAY with David Campbell in 2019, combining her presenting commitments with her 60 Minutes role as a reporter.
She joined 60 Minutes in 2011. Among her achievements include stories she has filed from Somalia in the midst of a brutal civil war, venturing into the raging heart of one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes on earth and coming face to face with Grizzlv bears in the Canadian wilderness.
Allison moved to Nine’s flagship current affairs program after nine years in the Sydney newsroom, where she frequently travelled the globe to Sydney bulletin and filled in on TODAY, co-anchoring the network’s coverage of the Queensland flood disaster and reporting for the telethon that raised more than $10 million for the victims.
In 2010, while in South Africa for the FIFA World Cup. Langdon was the only Australian journalist to make it into Cameroon to cover the plane crash that killed six Australian mining executives.
At home, she played a Key role in Nine’s award-winning coverage of the Australian federal election and hosted the prime-time documentary ‘A Royal Engagement’ when Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their plans to marry.
Other major news events Langdon has covered include the drug wars in the Mexican town of Juarez, the bombing of the Australian embassy in Jakarta, and the return to balibo in East Timor with the invasion in 1975.
Ally wrote the book ‘The Child Who Never Was -The Tegan Lane Story’ (released in 2007) after covering the inquest into the disappearance of the baby born to former water polo champion, Keli Lane. In December 2010. Lane was convicted of the baby’s murder
Ally was also co-host of the 2019 Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight with David Campbell.
She lives in Sydney with her husband Michael and their young boy Mack and daughter Scout.
She is also an Ambassador for R U Ok?, the Mirabel Foundation and Gidget Foundation.