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Walsh, Nonee

Occupation
Journalist, Radio Journalist and Television Journalist

Summary

In 2003, Nonee Walsh was a passenge on a train that derailed at Waterfall near Sydney, New South Wales. Suffering personal injuries and trapped in the train, she still managed to report on the news that was unfolding around her.

Details

Nonee Walsh is a senior journalist with ABC radio. After studying Anthropology she turned her Honours thesis into a radio series and moved into radio journalism. Based in the ABC's Sydney Newsroom, she covered the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody and Chamberlain Royal Commissions and the 'Independent Commission Against Corruption' in the early 1990's. Nonee turned towards science journalism, reporting on environment issues for news and Radio National from 1994 before switching to reporting health in 1997. She also writes and runs journalist training courses for the ABC and was the coordinator of the ABC's Science media fellows intake for 1999. Since then she has worked for the ABC's investigative unit.

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
2003
Walkley Award (Radio) - Radio News Reporting - Waterfall Train Crash - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html.

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Collaborator

  • Brown, Michelle

    Nonee Walsh and Michelle Brown worked together in 2003 to cover the Waterfall Train Crash for ABC radio

Nikki Henningham

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