Portrait of Eleanor Hall

Eleanor Hall

Eleanor Hall is the voice of ABC Radio’s The World Today at lunchtime, which delivers national and international news and analysis to more than a million listeners nationally, throughout the region and online. She is also a presenter on The Drum on ABC television.

She made her professional home at the ABC after working and studying in the United States as a recipient of the Harkness Fellowship and earned her Master’s in journalism from Columbia University in New York.

More recently, she studied for a term at Oxford at the Reuters Institute where she submitted a paper on Barack Obama’s e-campaign and politics in the Youtube age. With more than 20 years experience as a television and radio journalist, including as a Washington correspondent, in the Canberra press gallery, on Lateline, Foreign Correspondent and 7.30, Eleanor has reported with intelligence and compassion from all corners of the globe.