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Robyn Foyster

With over 25 years experience as a journalist and TV producer, Robyn Foyster is the founder and publisher of the lifestyle website TheCarousel.com.

Previously, Robyn was the Publisher and Editor of Australia’s three biggest flagship magazine brands - The Australian Women’s Weekly, Woman’s Day and New Idea.

As Group Publisher of Bauer Media Group’s most successful and profitable magazines, she ran Woman’s Day, Good Health, Grazia and the prestigious Hearst Magazine titles - Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan and Madison.

Prior to that, Robyn was Lifestyle Editor for the Seven Network’s Sunrise and Editor-In-Chief of both The Australian Women’s Weekly and New Idea.

Robyn was voted Editor of the Year at the 2007 Magazine of the Year Award and under her helm The Australian Women’s Weekly won the inaugural 2008 Australian Magazine Award for Australia’s best mass market magazine and New Idea won the MPA’s coveted Magazine of the Year award.

She began her career as a copy girl at News Limited and graduate cadet at AAP Reuters in Sydney. At age 23, she worked on Fleet Street as a feature writer and consumer columnist at the News International newspaper Today in London. She moved to Los Angeles for two years and was the US correspondent for Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast. She later returned to the UK and ran the entertainment desk for GMTV, Britain’s biggest breakfast show with a weekly audience of 16 million.

She was also a regular contributor to all the major UK newspapers including The Sunday Times, Daily Mail and the Daily Express, as well as magazines such as Elle and Good Housekeeping.

She studied Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature/Letters at Sydney University.


Edwina Bartholomew

Edwina Bartholomew is a journalist with over 10 years experience working in Television and Radio. In that time, she has covered everything from courts to crime to crocodile egg collecting in the Northern Territory.

Edwina enjoys one of the most diverse roles at the Seven Network. The 32 year old is currently the weather presenter on Sunrise, co-host of Dancing with the Stars; she reports for Seven Sport and has filed longer investigative stories for the network's flagship current affairs program, Sunday Night.

Never one to shy away from adventure, Edwina has skydived, bungee jumped and abseiled off a 33 storey building all LIVE on air. Her work has taken her to Peru, Canada, the US, Mexico, Dubai, Spain, East Timor, the Solomon Islands, New Zealand - and right around Australia on a continuous 40,000km 'Lap of the Map'.

Edwina completed her journalism degree at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst and later studied a Master of International Relations at Sydney University. She won her very first job with Sunrise in a competition in 2003. Since then, Edwina has done pretty much every role on the show from making coffee to producing to hosting.

Edwina has also worked as a reporter for Prime News Orange, Radio 2GB and Seven News Sydney.

Born in the South Australian mining town of Whyalla, Edwina spent her early years living in Japan and Malaysia. She now technically lives in Sydney but spends most of her time on the road.