Nance Haxton, The Wandering Journo, has proven her excellent reporting track record over more than two decades. Nance’s investigative journalism skills have been recognised with numerous awards, including Australian journalism’s most prestigious honour, a Walkley Award, which she has won twice.
Nance is renowned for her reporting and investigations using the powerful medium of sound. Nance was the ABC’s sole reporter at South Australia’s Port Augusta outpost, covering more than half the state for ABC Radio and Television news, and went on to report for ABC’s national radio current affairs programs AM, PM and The World Today for nearly two decades.
Now freelancing as The Wandering Journo, Nance produces three regular podcast series as well as other intermittent projects.
The Backstory #3: Returning fire to Australia’s landscapes
MediaI speak to Aboriginal people on the ground about how they are reconnecting with traditional practices that have been used for thousands of years to prevent destructive fires and revitalise the bush landscape.
The Backstory #2: Trust and press freedom
Media Join Nance Haxton for the latest instalment of Griffith Review's The Backstory podcast as she investigates 'Matters of Trust' through the prism of the media – access to information, the processes of injunction and defamation that limit media freedom, the absence of...