Rosanna Mangiarelli

Rosanna Mangiarelli is an accomplished presenter and reporter for 7NEWS Adelaide and an experienced emcee.

In her diverse roles, in a career spanning almost 25 years, Rosanna has reported on a vast range of topics and interviewed scores of international, national, and state identities. She also hosted South Australia’s number one current affairs program, Today Tonight, for 12 years.

Away from work, Rosanna dedicates her time to an array of charities including Novita. She is a Board Director of the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation and the Sammy D Foundation, and Ambassador for Healthy Development Adelaide.

A busy working mum, Rosanna is passionate about women’s and children’s health and wellbeing issues and is honoured to be the Ambassador for the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation.

Rosanna also enjoys holidaying around the state with husband Andrew and their three children – Emma, Olivia and William.


Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia, and Mr Rod Bunten.

The Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation is proud to acknowledge the joint patronage of Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia, and Mr Rod Bunten.

Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC is a proud sixth-generation South Australian – her mother, the Honourable Jennifer Cashmore AM, was a South Australian parliamentarian and her late father, Ian, was a manager at Hills Industries.  Her late step‑father, Stewart Cockburn AM, was a distinguished Walkley award winning journalist.

Her Excellency studied economics at the University of Adelaide, while there becoming the first female captain of the rowing club in its 103 year history, and went on to join the Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs in 1985.  She worked in Hong Kong during the early years of China’s reform and opening, eventually becoming Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2011-2015.

In 2016, Her Excellency was appointed head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, pursuing Australia’s interests as world powers shifted and the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.  She also led the department through a period of cultural change, encouraging more women into senior ranks.

She has also been International Adviser to the Prime Minister and Chief of Staff to the Foreign Minister and Defence Minister.

In June 2021 Her Excellency was made a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to public administration through the advancement of Australia’s diplomatic, trade and cultural interests, particularly with the People’s Republic of China and the Indo-Pacific region, to innovative foreign policy development and high level program delivery, and as the 36th Governor appointed in South Australia.

Her Excellency is married to Mr Rod Bunten, a former British diplomat and high school teacher. They have four adult children and a cavoodle, Alfie.