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Australian Female Journalists

Australian Female Journalists

Female Journalists in Australia have always been on the front while delivering breaking stories and reporting the violence against women. They have set a new standard over the years as the main spokesperson for the top media channels in Australia. Their continuous attention to the harassment that women face has changed a lot in Australia. Today we look at some of the most popular female journalists in Australia that have been a part of the revolution to gain equal rights and raise voice against women’s problems.


Brianna Keilar

Australian Female Journalists

Brianna Keilar is a senior political correspondent and anchor at the CNN network for Washington DC. She has been working at CNN since 2006 and has now become a senior White House and Congressional Correspondent. She has covered the activities at the US House and Senate. She is also a National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award winner.

Catherine Helen Spence

Catherine Helen was one of the most known Australian authors who presented a problem of South Australia through her work. She gained the reputation of literary critic and social reporter through her articles. She has published her articles in several Australian newspapers and magazines. She also ran as the first female candidate for the elections when she was 67.

Melinda Farrell

Melinda Farrell is from Australia but has become an internationally known sports anchor. She describes herself as an independent broadcast media professional. She has worked for ESPN as a journalist and has produced her own sports news website called ESPNcricinfo. She was also a part of ABC News 24, However, it was at ESPN where she gained the reputation as a prominent host of live matches.

Julie Duncan

Julia Duncan began her career at the Mercury in Hobart, where she won multiple awards to gain experience in journalism. Her career started as a news reporter who grew to become a writer for public affairs. She won the Walkley Award in 2003 for her outstanding career in journalism. She was diagnosed with cancer in the same year. She returned to her home to live with her parents while her husband lived in Indonesia. Her work is a narrative of outstanding newsworthiness and technical skills that speak for themselves.

Female journalists do not have much left to accomplish in the field of journalism. As we still have some differences between the sexes, female journalists still need the tribute they deserve. Today, women reporters are getting recognition based on their skills and not their looks. Their personalities are making an impact on the audience. They speak for the right cause and are able to deliver news better than their fellow male journalists. The media houses also recognize the contribution of women in journalism and provide equal opportunities to the new female journalists in every field of journalism.