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Jenny Brockie

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Jenny Brockie
Born 1954 or 1955
Occupation Journalist
Nationality Australian
Alma mater Macquarie University
Website
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Jenny Brockie (born 1954 or 1955)[1] is an Australian journalist and documentary-maker, currently working as the host for the SBS program, Insight. She has spent more than 20 years in broadcasting, reporting nationally and internationally for ABC current affairs programs including Four Corners and Nationwide.

Early life

Brockie was born in Castle Hill, New South Wales, an only child. Brockie's father died when she was four years old.[1]

Career

Brockie began her broadcasting career with ABC television and radio news. She presented the morning radio show on 702 ABC Sydney as well as her own interview series for Speaking Personally for ABC TV.

Her feature-length television documentaries have won various awards. Her film Cop It Sweet about Sydney's Redfern police won the coveted 1992 Gold Walkley,[2] a 1992 AFI Award for Best Television Documentary,[3] a Logie Award, a Human Rights Award and the NSW Law Society Award.

In 2008, Brockie received a United Nations Association of Australia Media Peace Award for her work on Insight.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Schwartz, Larry (21 August 2008). "Career insight". The Age. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 7 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Walkley Awards winners database
  3. ^ AFI Award Winners, Non-feature categories, 1958–2006 (PDF)
  4. ^ "United Nations Association of Australia Media Peace Awards 2008 Winners Announced" (PDF) (Press release). United Nations Association of Australia. 24 October 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 September 2009. 

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