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The pen and the sword | Siobhan Heanue | GAI

Wednesday, 5 October 2022

18:00

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19:00

Cinema B, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Stanley Place, Southbank, 4101

ABC journalist Siobhan Heanue will reflect on her experiences and how better engagement with the region may lead to better press freedom outcomes.

Siobhan Heanue is a former foreign correspondent for ABC News. She was based in South Asia, reporting from countries including India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal. Siobhan also reported from Iraq in the lead-up to the battle for Mosul in 2016, has embedded with the ADF, US and Pakistani militaries, and has covered terrorist attacks and humanitarian crises in East Africa.

She was a fellow with the World Press Institute in the US in 2011. Siobhan began her career with the ABC as a cadet in the Canberra newsroom in 2006 and currently works as a videojournalist based in Townsville.

You can follow her on Twitter: @siobhanheanue.