Fox Sports' Yvonne Sampson engaged on Sunshine Coast

YVONNE Sampson is officially heading down the aisle.

The Fox Sports presenter announced her engagement to her long-term boyfriend, Channel 9 news reporter Chris O'Keefe, on Instagram yesterday from the inland Sunshine Coast town of Palmwoods.

"I love him," she wrote alongside a ring emoji and a photo of herself showing off her engagement ring.

He responded with a matching post, writing "over the moon."

I love him 💍

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The pair met at Channel 9's Brisbane newsroom and have been dating for more than three years.

O'Keefe followed Sampson when she moved to Sydney, where she has now switched from Nine to anchor Fox Sports' rugby league coverage.

The post was met with an outpouring of support from TV insiders, including The Today Show's Natalia Cooper wrote "Congratulations guys! So happy for you! Legends", while Airlie Walsh wrote "thrilled for you both."
 

Over the moon 💍 @vonsampson

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An insider said Sampson had previously texted friends and family to share the news.

"They are so happy," the source said.

It comes days after The Today Show's Sylvia Jeffries and Peter Stefanovic tied the knot. Channel 9 reporters Joel Dry and Jess Millward are also recently engaged.

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