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Spencer, Sue

Occupation
Documentary Film maker, Journalist, Producer and Television Journalist

Summary

Sue Spencer began her career in television in the mid 1980s with the ABC program, Four Corners. She left the program to make documentaries, and returned in 2007 to the post of Executive Producer. During her career she has won three Walkley Awards.

Details

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1988
Walkley Award (Television) - Best Television Current Affairs Report (Highly Recommended), An Unfortunate Experiment, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (with Peter Couchman)
1993
Walkley Award (Gold Walkley) - Gold Award - Best Piece of Journalism, 'Labor in Power', Australian Broadcasting Corporation (with Phillip Chubb)
1993
Walkley Award (Television) - Best Application of the Television Medium to Journalism, 'Labor in Power', Australian Broadcasting Corporation (with Phillip Chubb)

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html; Larry Schwartz, 'Just Around the Corner', Sydney Morning Herald, 12 April, 2008, [accessed 2008-10-16].

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