Suzanne John - Experiences as an international investigate journalist

Date

From: Wednesday October 19, 2022, 7:00 am

To: Wednesday October 19, 2022, 8:30 am

Suzanne John speaks on her experience as an International Investigative Journalist and author commencing in London.

Back in Australia, although she has also worked for Commercial Television Channels Nine and Seven Suzanne was predominantly employed by the ABC, both on radio and television, covering a variety of issues. In the main Politics but also humanities and the arts, travelling worldwide.

Suzanne has a wealth of behind-the-scenes secret stories- interviewing leaders of war-torn countries; viewing an recording first-hand child rescues; travelling with Prime Ministers from Fraser to Rudd; interviewing Australia's first female Premier and Prime Minister and Archbishop (Anglican which goes without saying).

Tales of tears and trauma but also fun and frivolity. Important hints of how to deal wuth the manipulative media. Not a glamour job.Once she was chased around the ABC and throttled. 

Suzanne's award-winning documentaries include one of the world's worst industrial disasters, the asbestos of Wittenoom.

Venue

Matilda Bay Restaurant

Hackett Drive , Nedlands VIC 6009


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