Juliet Newell

Born: 27 November 1974 (47 years old)
Gender: Female



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Juliet Newell is a South African actress, television presenter, corporate MC and motivational speaker best known for anchoring the breakfast show Morning Edition, from 2006-2007.

She is currently a business news anchor on DStv's Summit channel and a presenter and producer of Designer Portraits on The Home Channel.

Newell began her career by appearing in a Christmas campaign for the newly-launched M-Net pay-TV channel in 1989. She followed that up with a role as a student on the second and third seasons of the educational series Maths No Problem (1991-1992), for the SABC.

She was the anchor of an environmental series on SABC called Ecovision in 1992 and presented the sporting programme Sports 4 U in 1993, also for the SABC.

In the same year she made a guest appearance in the made-for-TV movie Lost & Buried Treasure, which aired on SABC, and had a minor role in the Canadian production of African Skies, in which she played the role of Princess.

In 1996 she appeared in the French adventure series Indaba, playing veterinary surgeon Caroline.

The following year she anchored the kids' show Superheroez for the SABC and played a cameo role in the SABC1 drama series Kelebone.

In 1997 she played the role of Anita Malan in the SABC drama series Crossroads and from 1998-1999 took on the role of Louise in the M-Net soap opera Egoli.

From 1999-2001 she played the role of Liz Daniels in South Africa's most-watched television show, the SABC1 soapie Generations.

In 2003 she became business news anchor on the DStv channel Summit and in 2006 joined as anchor of Morning Edition.

She left the following year to present Designer Portraits on another DStv channel, The Home Channel. The show takes viewers behind the scenes of the world of interior design.

Newell was also anchor of's 3G mobile News and read the news for two years on top South African radio station 702.

In addition Newell has appeared in a number of television commercials, including presenting a Glomail Dairy Wizz infomercial in 1997/8, a commercial for Spaarbanken in Sweden and an MTN commercial which aired on M-Net and the SABC in 1997.

She also took part in two industrial theatre productions for Nissan in 1998.

She is a regular MC at events ranging from corporate gigs to beauty pageants, She also offers her services as a motivational speaker specialising in subjects relating to women in business, including such topics as positive body image, self confidence and how to power dress in a corporate environment.

She currently resides in Johannesburg.

Television Roles




Liz Daniels

Presenter - Herself


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