- Journalist and Print Journalist
Laura Tingle has worked in the federal parliamentary press gallery for more than twenty years, reporting on politics and economics, including stints as political correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald , and as chief political correspondent for both The Australian and The Age newspapers. She has also worked as chief political correspondent of the Australian Financial Review .
Laura moved into political reporting from economics, following a long period covering financial markets and deregulation for the Australian Financial Review and as economics correspondent for The Australian . She is also the author of Chasing the Future - a book documenting how the recession of the early 1990s changed Australia's political and economic debate.
In June 2004, Laura won the Paul Lyneham Award for Excellence in Press Gallery Journalism. She won Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism in 2005 and 2011 and in 2010 she was shortlisted for the John Button prize for political writing.