Liam Bartlett

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Liam Bartlett is a journalist from Perth, Western Australia. He worked on the Nine Network's 60 Minutes current affairs program for six years and a half years before leaving, citing family reasons.


Previously, Liam had a six year stint with ABC radio station 720 ABC Perth, presenting the morning program. He had previously worked for STW 9 in Perth and GWN in Bunbury as a news anchor and reporter. While working on Perth radio stations, Liam also had a weekly opinion column in the News Corporation newspaper The Sunday Times. He had previously appeared on television on the 7.30 Report, ABC TV and the Nine Network Australia (GTV Melbourne) presenting both current affairs and news.

Bartlett was a delegate to the Australian Constitutional Convention 1998. He was an elected delegate and had contested the poll as an independent candidate.

In 2002, Bartlett won a Churchill Fellowship to study investigative journalism. He spent three months in the United States and the United Kingdom.[1]

In July 2006 he left Perth radio station 6PR after only nine weeks on air to join 60 Minutes, replacing the late Richard Carleton.

During his career Bartlett has won three international and two national awards for reporting, including New York Festival awards for both TV and Radio and the Bridget Bardot (Genesis) Award for TV. In addition he has been awarded four (4) separate state-based (WA) AJA (Australian Journalists Association) Awards for investigative reports and feature writing.


Personal life[edit]

Bartlett is married to Claire and they have three children.[5]


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