Portrait of Zoe Daniel

Zoe Daniel

Zoe Daniel is a three-time foreign correspondent, former ABC U.S. Bureau chief, Southeast Asia and Africa correspondent. Her book Greetings from Trumpland was released in March 2021.

Zoe Daniel is an ABC journalist and presenter. She was the ABC’s South East Asia correspondent from 2009 to 2013 providing on-the-ground coverage of stories ranging from major political events to natural disasters. These included the Bangkok protests, the reform process in Myanmar and the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

In 2005 and 2006, Zoe was the ABC’s Africa correspondent. Prior to that in 2004, she covered the Olympic Games in Athens. Zoe has reported on conflict, famine, natural disasters, repression and poverty across the world in countries as diverse as Sudan, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Burma, Vietnam and Thailand.

Zoe began her career in journalism as a radio producer in South Australia. She then reported on rural issues in New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria before becoming a business reporter and then a general reporter working on flagship ABC programs such as 7.30 and Lateline.

Zoe is the author of Storyteller, which provides a personal insight into her life as a foreign correspondent while juggling a family.