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Sylvia Jeffreys has been in talks with Nine executives for the past week

Another victim of the Today axing? Sylvia Jeffreys has been in talks with Nine executives for the past week… after her husband Peter Stefanovic was dropped by the network

Her brother-in-law Karl Stefanovic was booted off the Today show on Wednesday, a day after her husband Peter Stefanovic exited Nine.   

And now News.com.au have reported that Sylvia Jeffreys has been in talks with Nine executives for ‘more than a week,’ about her future at the network. 

According to the publication, the 32-year-old will be leaving Today, but may score a new prime time role on Nine. 

Another victim of the Today axing? Sylvia Jeffreys has been in talks with Nine executives for the past week… after her husband Peter Stefanovic was dropped by the network

‘SJ is very popular,’ a source told the publication. 

A TV insider added: ‘Her leaving Nine would be a huge loss. She’s a hard-worker.’ 

Darren Wick, the director of news and current affairs at Nine, meanwhile told the publication that the blonde ‘is contracted with Nine until the end of 2020’ and is not leaving the network, but failed to mention Today. 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted the Nine Network for comment. 

'SJ is very popular': Reports suggests that the 32-year-old will move onto a new project with the Nine Network, with a possibility of Sylvia having a new role on prime time

‘SJ is very popular’: Reports suggests that the 32-year-old will move onto a new project with the Nine Network, with a possibility of Sylvia having a new role on prime time

Gone: Her brother-in-law Karl Stefanovic was booted off the Today show on Wednesday, a day after her husband Peter Stefanovic (pictured) exited Nine

Gone: Her brother-in-law Karl Stefanovic was booted off the Today show on Wednesday, a day after her husband Peter Stefanovic (pictured) exited Nine

It comes after sources told Daily Mail Australia that Sylvia would instead fill in for roaming weather reporter Natalia Cooper, who is on maternity leave.

Perth newsreader Tracy Vo meanwhile, is the top contender for the plum news-reading gig that Sylvia currently holds.

Daily Mail Australia understands the show’s bosses have been concerned Sylvia and Today co-host Georgie Gardner are ‘too similar.’       

The reports follow Karl’s axing from the Today show, as well as Richard Wilkins’ axing from the show.    

Richard – who spent almost 25 years in the role – will be redeployed to second-tier show Today Extra but remain the entertainment editor at Nine. 

It comes after sources told Daily Mail Australia that Sylvia would instead fill in for roaming weather reporter Natalia Cooper (pictured), who is on maternity leave

Perth newsreader Tracy Vo (pictured) meanwhile, is the top contender for the plum news-reading gig that Sylvia currently holds

Who will be where? It comes after sources told Daily Mail Australia that Sylvia would instead fill in for roaming weather reporter Natalia Cooper (left), who is on maternity leave. Perth newsreader Tracy Vo (right) meanwhile, is the top contender for the plum news-reading gig that Sylvia currently holds

Bye bye: Richard 'Dickie' Wilkins (pictured) is another casualty of the show's mass exit, having been demoted from the Today show as Channel Nine brings Triple J newsreader Brooke Boney on board. Pictured with Chris Hemsworth

Bye bye: Richard ‘Dickie’ Wilkins (pictured) is another casualty of the show’s mass exit, having been demoted from the Today show as Channel Nine brings Triple J newsreader Brooke Boney on board. Pictured with Chris Hemsworth

See you! According to The Daily Telegraph on Friday, the Today show sports reporter Tim Gilbert (pictured) has also been axed

See you! According to The Daily Telegraph on Friday, the Today show sports reporter Tim Gilbert (pictured) has also been axed

Triple J newsreader Brooke Boney, 31, will be an entertainment correspondent on the show next year.  

According to The Daily Telegraph on Friday, the Today show sports reporter Tim Gilbert has also been axed.  

He is ‘understood to have been cut from the show, with his contract paid out’ the paper alleges.

Too similar? Daily Mail Australia understands the show's bosses have been concerned Sylvia and Today co-host Georgie Gardner (pictured) are 'too similar'

Too similar? Daily Mail Australia understands the show’s bosses have been concerned Sylvia and Today co-host Georgie Gardner (pictured) are ‘too similar’

No more Richard? Triple J newsreader Brooke Boney (pictured), 31, will be an entertainment correspondent on the show next year

No more Richard? Triple J newsreader Brooke Boney (pictured), 31, will be an entertainment correspondent on the show next year

The publication alleges an executive is claimed to have said of Chanel Nine: ‘It is a bloodbath in there’.  

A Channel Nine spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia in a statement: ‘We’re not commenting on speculation. Tim will be hosting Today for the next three weeks.’ 

Tim has been with the Nine Network since 1996, working as a sport presenter, commentator, reporter and producer.  

What will her new role be? Rumours swirl that Sylvia could take on a new role at Nine as Richard and Tim have been axed from the main Today show

What will her new role be? Rumours swirl that Sylvia could take on a new role at Nine as Richard and Tim have been axed from the main Today show

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