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Biography

Caroline Baum was born and educated in London. She joined the editorial staff of British Vogue at the age of sixteen before going to York University to study philosophy and politics. As a researcher for Michael Parkinson at the BBC and for Melvyn Bragg at London Weekend television, she interviewed many prominent figures in the arts including Ingrid Bergman, Trevor Nunn, David Lean, Peter Brook, and Jiri Kylian. Arriving in Australia in 1984, Caroline was appointed arts editor of Melbourne's Sunday Herald. As features editor at Vogue Australia, she initiated the first guest-edited issue by Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin. Caroline presented ABC TV's book show "Between the Lines" and was executive producer of ABC Radio National's "Arts Today." She later hosted Foxtel's book show "Talking Books." In 2001, Caroline became the founding editor of Good Reading magazine. In 2006, she produced and co-wrote her first television documentary, In Search of Bony, for SBS. Her company Two Heads Media currently has several TV projects in development. She is a regular contributor to national newspapers and magazines. Caroline's photographic work is held in the Wollongong City Gallery. She has also designed a range of fabrics under her own label, Mollusc.

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