It’s considered the holy grail of news reporting, and Perth’s own Michael Genovese has hit the big time.

Gena is heading to Los Angeles, replacing Tim Arvier as the US Correspondent for Nine News.

Not too shabby for someone who started his career as an AFL boundary rider for Perth radio.

However, as for timing, he’ll be headed to the States where he’ll be 100% hitting the ground running, particularly with COVID-19 and the US presidential handover.

“That’s sort of the attraction,” Gena told Botica’s Bunch on Wednesday.

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