Sylvia Jeffreys says her job on the Today show leaves her "emotionally drained".

Sylvia Jeffrey’s, 29, is a long-time journalist and TV presenter on the Today show, a role she took over from the much loved Georgie Gardner in 2014.

Sylvia Jeffreys at the Channel Nine NRL launch. Image: Getty.

And while she's a sparkly presence on-screen, she has revealed in an exclusive interview with Sunday Style that the glamour can be really draining.

"Who I am, what kind of person I am, what’s my love life, what’s my family life... It wasn’t just the job, it was a whole new ball game. I was overwhelmed by the interest."

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"The scrutiny was weighing on me," she said.

Hardly surprising given the popularity of both the news anchor she was replacing on the show, and the network itself. Enigmatic Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkins are big personalities to surround yourself with too. More than that though, Sylvia said that it has been interest in her personal life that has been the most unsettling.

Sylvia is currently dating Peter Stefanovic, Karl's younger brother, who was forced to endure a long-distance relationship while he took a position as Nine's foreign correspondent. The pair have been reunited for a year now.

Nonetheless, she's grateful for the experience of a lifetime that has been afforded to her. Oh, and her handsome man, we're sure.

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