A state and national award winning journalist with ABC radio and television for over 35 years, Judy Tierney continues to contribute to various programmes despite her ‘retirement’.
Her broadcast roles have included national correspondent for The 7.30 Report including reporter and presenter positions; producer of Australian Story and the morning current affairs slot on local radio.
Judy’s voluntary community work is vast and varied. Over the years she has been actively involved in the Tasmanian Ballet Company, Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Tasmanian Youth Orchestra and the Theatre Royal – and the recently introduced Hobart Baroque.
Currently, Judy is on the board of Island, Tasmania’s most respected literary magazine and is a Leadership Champion with Tasmanian Leaders, the organisation that identifies and nurtures the best of our young, bright thinkers. She is an Ambassador for Second Bite, promoting the wonderful work done by the food distribution group feeding the needy.
In her ‘spare’ time, Judy escorts travellers to exotic overseas climes. She has just returned from Cuba and Panama and Myanmar is next on her itinerary. Judy is a constant traveller, having enjoyed visiting over 75 countries. She has lived in Britain, the USA and Kuwait.