FORA.tv Speaker - Tony Maniaty

 Tony  Maniaty  Thumbnail

Biography

Tony Maniaty has had a long and distinguished career in journalism, starting at the ABC. He has been a Foreign Correspondent for the ABC, a Diplomatic Correspondent for Radio Australia, European Correspondent for SBS's Dateline, Executive Producer of The 7.30 Report and Senior Advisor, Policy and Program Development, for ABC News and Current Affairs.

He received a Master of Arts for his research into television coverage of warfare from Vietnam to Iraq. He is a former director of the Australian Centre of Independent Journalism. He has published a memoir as well as two novels, one of which was short-listed for the Miles Franklin Award. From 1993 - 2008 he was book reviewer for The Australian newspaper.

He has been awarded Australia Council Fellowships, the Martin Bequest for Literature, the New South Wales Premier's Writers Award and the National Short Story of the Year Award. He has taught Journalism at the Danish School of Journalism and currently teaches at the University of Technology, Sydney.

2 Programs

Twitter and the Iranian Democracy Uprising

11.05.09 | 00:55:33 min | 0 comments

Tony Maniaty: Shooting Balibo

06.04.09 | 00:51:53 min | 0 comments