Meet the Team

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Ahron Young

CEO & Founder

Ahron Young is an award winning journalist and presenter with more than two decades of experience in the news media industry.
In 2019 he founded Ticker, creating a streaming news company.
Previously Ahron was the Melbourne Bureau Chief, Senior Reporter and Anchor for Sky News.

Ahron Young is an award winning journalist and presenter with more than two decades of experience in the news media industry.
In 2019 he founded Ticker, creating a streaming news company.
Previously Ahron was the Melbourne Bureau Chief, Senior Reporter and Anchor for Sky News.
Ahron also worked in Moscow for RT when it first began, and was a founding journalist of the Sky News Business Channel.
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Jed Bertalli

Chief Operating Officer

Jed Bertalli is the Chief Operating Officer of Ticker, overseeing the operations, commercial and strategic partnerships of the company. Jed has strong experience in business relations, having had commercial positions at Southern Cross Austereo and Treasury Wine Estates.

Jed Bertalli is the Chief Operating Officer of Ticker, overseeing the operations, commercial and strategic partnerships of the company. Jed has strong experience in business relations, having had commercial positions at Southern Cross Austereo and Treasury Wine Estates.
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Jeff Brown

Head of Commercial

Jeff Brown is the Head Of Commercial at Ticker, Brown spent 14 years leading the commercial growth of Sky News Australia and has spent decades working in the media industry, across magazines, international media, free-to-air and subscription TV, mobile and online. Most recently Brown was a director of Broadcast Content Productions – a boutique business development and sales management consultancy.

Jeff Brown is the Head Of Commercial at Ticker, Brown spent 14 years leading the commercial growth of Sky News Australia and has spent decades working in the media industry, across magazines, international media, free-to-air and subscription TV, mobile and online. Most recently Brown was a director of Broadcast Content Productions – a boutique business development and sales management consultancy.
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Holly Stearnes

News Anchor

Holly is a Ticker News anchor and also hosts a number of Ticker Original Shows, focusing on e-commerce, Risk & Compliance and Fashion. Holly determined journalist and accomplished anchor of ticker NEWS, covering many international & national stories. She has a vast experience in LIVE reporting, covering the Covid-19 pandemic from location. A passionate “people-person”, with an undeniable interest in connecting & sharing stories from businesses right around the world. Also a keen health enthusiast, shopaholic & occasional champagne lover!

Holly is a Ticker News anchor and also hosts a number of Ticker Original Shows, focusing on e-commerce, Risk & Compliance and Fashion. Holly determined journalist and accomplished anchor of ticker NEWS, covering many international & national stories. She has a vast experience in LIVE reporting, covering the Covid-19 pandemic from location. A passionate “people-person”, with an undeniable interest in connecting & sharing stories from businesses right around the world. Also a keen health enthusiast, shopaholic & occasional champagne lover!
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William Howard

News Producer

William is an Executive News Producer at TICKER NEWS, responsible for the production and direction of news bulletins. William is also the presenter of the hourly ticker Weather + Climate segment.

With qualifications in Journalism and Law (LLB), William previously worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) before moving to TICKER NEWS. He was also an intern at the Seven Network's 'Sunrise'.

A creative-minded individual, William has a passion for broadcast journalism and reporting on global politics and international affairs.
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Brittany Coles

News Producer/Anchor

Brittany is a reporter and social media producer and leads digital content and strategy for ticker news. She was previously a business journalist for an Australian publisher, with experience at NewsCorp, Network Seven and Walt Disney World. Brittany graduated from Monash University with honours in 2019, and has a strong interest in media and entertainment.

Brittany is a reporter and social media producer and leads digital content and strategy for ticker news. She was previously a business journalist for an Australian publisher, with experience at NewsCorp, Network Seven and Walt Disney World. Brittany graduated from Monash University with honours in 2019, and has a strong interest in media and entertainment.
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Mike Loder

Head of Ticker Originals

Head of Originals and presenter with Ticker, Mike works with clients to provide custom programming that targets their audience to inform & entertain. A tech head by trade Mike loves new technology and learning about the latest updates from a wide range of sectors. Being a seasoned actor and presenter, Mike can bring any topic to life and create ultimate audience engagement, working with some of Australia’s leading companies in advertising campaigns.

Head of Originals and presenter with Ticker, Mike works with clients to provide custom programming that targets their audience to inform & entertain. A tech head by trade Mike loves new technology and learning about the latest updates from a wide range of sectors. Being a seasoned actor and presenter, Mike can bring any topic to life and create ultimate audience engagement, working with some of Australia’s leading companies in advertising campaigns.
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Jamila Jalloh

Producer/Presenter

Ticker ORIGINALS presenter, Jamila works with clients to provide custom programming that targets their audience to inform & entertain. Jamila is also host of segments including Ticker Travel, as she is a seasoned traveller. Jamila can bring any topic to life and create ultimate audience engagement, working with some of Australia’s leading companies in advertising and modelling campaigns.

Ticker ORIGINALS presenter, Jamila works with clients to provide custom programming that targets their audience to inform & entertain. Jamila is also host of segments including Ticker Travel, as she is a seasoned traveller. Jamila can bring any topic to life and create ultimate audience engagement, working with some of Australia’s leading companies in advertising and modelling campaigns.
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Costa Haritos

News Producer

Costa is a News Producer at ticker NEWS. He has previously worked as a regional journalist at the Southern Highlands Express newspaper. He has several years' experience in the fire and emergency services sector, where he has worked with researchers, policymakers and local communities. He has also worked at the Seven Network during their Olympic Games coverage and in the ABC Melbourne newsroom. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional), with expertise in journalism, politics and international relations. His other interests include colonial legacies in the Pacific, counter-terrorism, aviation and travel.

Costa is a News Producer at ticker NEWS. He has previously worked as a regional journalist at the Southern Highlands Express newspaper. He has several years' experience in the fire and emergency services sector, where he has worked with researchers, policymakers and local communities. He has also worked at the Seven Network during their Olympic Games coverage and in the ABC Melbourne newsroom. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional), with expertise in journalism, politics and international relations. His other interests include colonial legacies in the Pacific, counter-terrorism, aviation and travel.
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Simon Anderson

UK & Europe Corespondent

Simon is a ticker NEWS corespondent in London.
Simon started his career in his hometown of Sydney as a news video producer for NineMSN, then moved to the UK with Good Morning Britain on ITV, followed by a TV reporter for a local news service in Manchester in England’s north. Simon joins ticker News after several years in the London headquarters of ITN Productions as a news producer, and as an assistant news editor for ITV News.

Simon started his career in his hometown of Sydney as a news video producer for NineMSN, then moved to the UK with Good Morning Britain on ITV, followed by a TV reporter for a local news service in Manchester in England’s north. Simon joins ticker News after several years in the London headquarters of ITN Productions as a news producer, and as an assistant news editor for ITV News.
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Veronica Dudo

U.S. Correspondent

Veronica Dudo is the U.S. Correspondent for Ticker News covering America’s biggest headlines. As an Emmy® Award nominated global journalist, Veronica has traveled across the country and around the world reporting on historical events that connect all citizens. Lauded as an award-winning international journalist, Veronica has executed stellar news coverage for NBC News, CBS News, The Hill, ME-TV Network and AOL. Her stories have highlighted a plethora of topics ranging from breaking news and politics to economic affairs across the USA, European Union, and Asia; cultural affairs; globalization; governance; education; and sustainability.

Veronica Dudo is the U.S. Correspondent for Ticker News covering America’s biggest headlines. As an Emmy® Award nominated global journalist, Veronica has traveled across the country and around the world reporting on historical events that connect all citizens. Lauded as an award-winning international journalist, Veronica has executed stellar news coverage for NBC News, CBS News, The Hill, ME-TV Network and AOL. Her stories have highlighted a plethora of topics ranging from breaking news and politics to economic affairs across the USA, European Union, and Asia; cultural affairs; globalization; governance; education; and sustainability.
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Michael Ferraro

Brand Sales Executive

Michael is Ticker's Brand Partnership Lead, and oversees commercial relationships. Michael has strong experience in advertising, having had commercial positions at Football Nation Radio and other television networks around Australia. Always seeking to work with reputable brands and finding the best digital solution for the each and every business.
Michael is a sports aficionado (particularly US Sports) and if you can't find him watching his Vikings & Suns, he'll be brewing an espresso or two in his spare time.

Michael is Ticker's Brand Partnership Lead, and oversees commercial relationships. Michael has strong experience in advertising, having had commercial positions at Football Nation Radio and other television networks around Australia. Always seeking to work with reputable brands and finding the best digital solution for the each and every business.
Michael is a sports aficionado (particularly US Sports) and if you can't find him watching his Vikings & Suns, he'll be brewing an espresso or two in his spare time.
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Rick D'Andrea

Content & Partnerships Producer

Rick is the Content & Partnerships Producer at ticker NEWS. Rick is a former sports reporter, who has extensively covered major global sporting events including the FIFA World Cup, Australian Open tennis and the European Championships. He has covered stories for FOX Sport Australia, ESPN, BBC Sport, Sky Sports UK, Yahoo Sport and The Guardian and Goal International. He has also worked within radio, covering events at SEN 1116AM, 91.3 Sport FM & FNR. Rick has also presented stories on beIN Sports & ticker NEWS. Rick is the office superhero, also managing productions and content.

Rick is the Content & Partnerships Producer at ticker NEWS. Rick is a former sports reporter, who has extensively covered major global sporting events including the FIFA World Cup, Australian Open tennis and the European Championships. He has covered stories for FOX Sport Australia, ESPN, BBC Sport, Sky Sports UK, Yahoo Sport and The Guardian and Goal International. He has also worked within radio, covering events at SEN 1116AM, 91.3 Sport FM & FNR. Rick has also presented stories on beIN Sports & ticker NEWS. Rick is the office superhero, also managing productions and content.
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Dianne Hodgson

Head of People & Accounts

Dianne is the Head of People & Finance Accounts at Ticker.

Dianne is the Head of People & Finance Accounts at Ticker.