The Fifth Estate: 2013 Election Wrap with Kerry O'Brien
One of the biggest (and most beloved) names in Australian political journalism shares his in-depth post-mortem of the 2013 federal election. Drawing equally on history and the nation’s most recent events, revered ABC TV journalist and presenter Kerry O’Brien – of Lateline, the 7.30 Report, and now Four Corners –joins host Sally Warhaft to discuss what’s changed in the wake of the campaign, and how we might be affected.
Sally Warhaft is a Melbourne broadcaster, anthropologist and writer and the host of the Wheeler Centre’s live journalism series, the Fifth Estate, now in its sixth year. She is a former editor of the Monthly magazine and the author of the bestselling book Well May We Say: The Speeches that Made Australia.
Kerry O’Brien is a prominent Australian journalist and author whose long career includes 28 years as a national current affairs television presenter and interviewer.
He has specialised in politics, but has also built a strong base in economics and business journalism, as well as investigative reporting. He has interviewed presidents and prime ministers across the world. Kerry has worked for every free to air television network, but has spent more than 30 years in public broadcasting.