Portrait of Patricia Karvelas

Patricia Karvelas

Patricia Karvelas is a prominent Australian journalist, beginning her professional career at the ABC and SBS 20 years ago.

She currently presents Radio National’s flagship radio current affairs programme RN Drive­ – a role she took up in January 2015. Patricia co-hosts the ABC’s popular weekly political podcast, The Party Room. She also presents Afternoon Briefing on ABC news TV at 4pm every day.

Patricia has worked for the Australian as political correspondent in the Canberra press gallery. She was also employed as the Australian’s Victorian Bureau Chief and Editor, and Senior National Affairs Journalist.