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Jill Singer

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Jill Singer is a well-known Australian journalist, columnist and television presenter.


She began her journalism career as an ABC radio trainee in 1984. She worked her way up to become a senior reporter for The 7.30 Report on ABC and later presented the Victorian edition of Today Tonight on the Seven Network. She has also presented for The 7.30 Report, The Arts Show, 2-shot and People Dimensions (ABCTV) She was the executive producer of ABCTV's national morning news and current affairs program First Edition. She wrote a weekly column for Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper between 1997 and 2012[1] and lectures in television journalism at RMIT University in Melbourne. She makes regular appearances on The Conversation Hour (ABC774) and on SKYTV's Melbourne Report.


In 1992, Singer won the Walkley Award for "Best Investigative Television Journalist." In 1997, Singer was highly commended at the Quill Awards for her Herald Sun column. In 1999, Singer won the Quill Award for Best Television Current Affairs report[2] for an investigation into Exxon Mobil. In 2010, Singer and Lisa Whitehead won the Quill Award for Best Television Current Affairs (less than 15 minutes) for a report on flaws in the criminal justice system's treatment of domestic violence victims.[3]


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