|Born||Leigh Peta Sales|
1973 (age 49–50)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australie
|Eddication||Aspley State High School|
|Alma mater||Queensland University of Technology|
|Employer||Australian Broadcasting Corporation|
|Bairns||Daniel an James|
Career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Leigh wis a jurnalist wi the Nine Network in Brisbane afore joinin the ABC an is a graduate o Deakin University (Maister o Internaitional Relations) an Queensland University of Technology (Bachelor o Jurnalism).
Leigh presentit Lateline on Monday, Fuirsday an Friday nichts (wi Tony Jones in the role on Tuesdays an Wadensdays). She haes been the ABC's Naitional Security Correspondent frae 2006 till 2008 an wis based in Sydney. Sales wis the netwirk's Washington correspondent frae 2001 tae 2005, coverin stories includin the Iraq War, the 2004 presidential election, Guantanamo Bay an Hurricane Katrina.
In Januar 2013, Sales hostit the 70 minute Townterview—a mix o a toun haw an a telly interview—wi Secretar o State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Newseum in Washington, DC. It wis the feenal sic program for Clinton as Secretar o State.
Publishin career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Her first beuk, Detainee 002: The Case of David Hicks, wis publisht in 2007 bi Melbourne University Publishing (MUP). The beuk covers Hicks' case as well as a detailed explanation o the Bush admeenistration's detainee policy in the War on Terror an the Australie govrenment's cooperation. Her essay, "On Doubt", wis publisht in 2009 as pairt o MUP's series Little Books on Big Themes which haes featurt Germaine Greer, David Malouf, Blanche d'Alpuget an Barrie Kosky. She haes written for The Monthly an her wirk haes occasionally appeared in The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, an afore thair demise, The Diplomat an The Bulletin.
Sales writes a fortnichtly blog cried Well-readhead, maistly aboot beuks an readin. It includes a leet o ten interestin things tae read, watch or listen tae. It appears on baith the ABC's The Drum wabsteid an News Limited's The Punch.
Awairds an recognition[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 2005: Walkley Awaird for best Radio Current Affairs reportin on Guantanamo Bay 
- 2007: George Munster Awaird for Independent Journalism for Detainee 002
- 2012: Walkley Awaird for Broadcasting an Online Interviewing 
Publisht wirks[eedit | eedit soorce]
- On Doubt (2009)
- Detainee 002: The Case of David Hicks (2007)
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Anchor woman" Archived 2013-01-19 at the Wayback Machine by Helen Pitt, Daily Life, Fairfax Media, 14 February 2012.
- "The Sales Report", The Sydney Morning Herald (16 December 2012)
- "7.30 About Us", Australian Broadcasting Corporation (21 February 2013)
- "Australian moderates Clinton's farewell talkfest", The Sydney Morning Herald (30 January 2013)
- "7.30 About Us", Australian Broadcasting Corporation (21 Februar 2013)
- "ABC Journalist wins George Munster Journalism Award", Australian Broadcasting Corporation (13 September 2009)
- "Leigh Sales wins Walkley for best interview", Australian Broadcasting Corporation (1 Dizember 2012)
Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Leigh Sales on Twitter
- Leigh Sales at The Punch
- ABC Biography
- Detainee 002: The Case of David Hicks Archived 2007-06-07 at the Wayback Machine at Melbourne University Publishing
- "Book to tell torture tales when Hicks cannot" bi Penelope Debelle, The Age (4 Apryle 2007)
Presenter (Monday, Tuesday & Friday)
Kerry O'Brien as The 7.30 Report