Former ABC News reporter Natasha Exelby lands new gig on 10 News First

'It's time for her to get back to journalism': Former ABC News reporter Natasha Exelby lands new gig on 10 News First... after on-air gaffe

By Aleksandra Pavlovska For Daily Mail Australia and Marta Jary

Published: 02:43 BST, 27 June 2019 | Updated: 02:44 BST, 27 June 2019

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She made headlines in 2017 after she was caught daydreaming during a live broadcast. 

And it was revealed on Thursday that former ABC News reporter Natasha Exelby has landed a new gig on 10 News First. 

According to TV Blackbox, the journalist is set to join the Melbourne team after an extended break from television.

'It's time for her to get back to journalism': Former ABC News reporter Natasha Exelby (pictured) has landed a new gig on 10 News First... after her viral on-air gaffe two years ago

'It's time for her to get back to journalism': Former ABC News reporter Natasha Exelby (pictured) has landed a new gig on 10 News First... after her viral on-air gaffe two years ago

The publication reported that 10's Executive Editor of News, Mark Gillies, confirmed the appointment in a statement, saying: 'Now it's time for Natasha to get back to journalism.'

He continued: 'The career she began in her home state of Queensland. I understand she will be missed there; she's had to convince her loving Grandmother that her move to Melbourne is the right one.' 

And the new gig comes after Natasha was caught daydreaming live on-air and playing with her pen during an ABC news broadcast two years ago.

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