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Saturday, August 26 • 09:00 - 10:00
On the road: Foreign correspondence — Public panel

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When you’re on the ground in an unknown land, how do you get your bearings and dig below the surface to discover how the locals live, and where the stories are? From instant images to book length reportage, we go behind the scenes with the intrepid storytellers who bring the world home to us.

This is a public talk — not just for journalists! Bring your friends and family. 

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Ticket Options (prices exclude GST/fees)
Full Storyology Pass (access to the whole Brisbane festival) $196
Storyology: After Dark (includes one drink at the bar following the show) $50
Storyology: For Journalists (Includes a ticket to After Dark) $95
Storyology Saturday Full Day Pass (Includes access to five sessions): $110
Storyology Saturday Two Sessions (must be purchased online) $45*
*Choose from Queensland’s Life of CrimeThe Trump EffectOn The RoadFake NewsThe Streets of Your Town

Speakers
avatar for Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz

Senior reporter, Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
Aaron Glantz is a senior reporter at Reveal who produces public interest journalism with impact. His reporting has sparked more than a dozen Congressional hearings, a raft of federal legislation and led to criminal probes by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission. Because of his reporting, 500,000 fewer U.S. military veterans face long waits for disability compensation, while 100,000 fewer veterans are prescribed highly addictive narcotics by the government. He is also the author of three books, most recently... Read More →
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Liz Gooch

Journalist and producer, Al Jazeera
Liz Gooch is an Australian journalist who has been based in Asia for more than a decade. She has reported for a range of international media organisations including Al Jazeera, the International New York Times, CNN and the South China Morning Post. As the New York Times’ Malaysia correspondent, she covered issues such as the sodomy trial of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, street protests calling for free and fair elections, the rising influence of conservative Islam and the exploitation of refugees and migrants such as domestic helpers. She currently lives in Kuala Lumpur and works as a producer for... Read More →
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Andrew Quilty

Freelance photojournalist
Andrew Quilty’s career began in Sydney but he has based himself in Kabul, Afghanistan, since 2013. In that time he has travelled to more than 20 provinces across Afghanistan, work from which has garnered several awards, including the Gold Walkley — the highest prize in Australian journalism... Read More →
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Mark Willacy

Investigative reporter, ABC
Mark Willacy is an investigative reporter for the ABC’s National Reporting Team and is based in Brisbane. Before that he was a foreign correspondent for 10 years in the Middle East and North Asia, reporting for the ABC in more than 30 countries. He has won three Walkley Awards, including for his coverage of the 2003 Iraq War and the 2011 Japan tsunami and nuclear meltdowns... Read More →


Saturday August 26, 2017 09:00 - 10:00
Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia