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Liz Gooch

Al Jazeera
Journalist and producer
Kuala Lumpur
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 101 East, Al Jazeera’s award-winning weekly current affairs program covering the Asia Pacific. 101 East features investigative reporting from around the region, covering issues as diverse as the killing of North Korea’s Kim Jong Nam to Malaysia’s underground baby trade, sexual abuse within the Philippines’ Catholic Church and medics under fire in Afghanistan. Prior to moving overseas, Liz started her career at The Age in Melbourne.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, August 26

09:00 AEST