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A Walkley Award-winning Australian television journalist.
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Tony Jones is one of Australia's most acclaimed journalists. Tony has over 20 years of award-winning journalistic experience and is currently the host of the ABC's public affairs program, Q&A.
Tony has been acknowledged for his incisive and probing interviewing style and his ability to retain targeted, on course discussions.
Tony Jones has received a Walkley award for Horses for courses on the Waterhouse racing dynasty. Right through the identical three period with four Corners, he additionally won a Penguin Award for My metropolis of Sydney... examining the town's building growth.
Along side Kerry O'Brien and Dugald Maudsley, Jones won a Walkley Award for Lateline's protection of the end of Gorbachev's Soviet Union.
Tony has reported on global, influential issues for more than 20 years, covering the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, South Africa's apartheid collapse, the Taliban in Afghanistan, along with national issues such as sexual abuse in remote indigenous communities.
His journalism has been internationally identified. Frozen Asset, his story on the exploitation of Antarctica gained a Gold Medal in the NY Film and TV Competition; also, he was once a world Emmy Award finalist.
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