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SARA, Sally Jane

Born: 2 March 1971

Special Achievements:

2000-2005 - First woman to be appointed ABC's Africa correspondent.

Additional Information:

1999 - Won the John Douglas Pringle Award.
2006 - Presenter of the ABC's Landline.
2007 - Awarded the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, that recognises women in Journalism.
2008 - ABC's South Asia Correspondent, based in New Delhi, India.
2010 - Her book Gogo Mama was nominated for the best-non fiction book in the Walkley Awards.
2011 - ABC's Afghanistan correspondent, based in Kabul.
2011 - She was awarded the Silver Medal at the New York Festivals Television and Film Awards Gala.
26 January 2011 - She was made a Member of the Order of Australia, for service to journalism and the community.
2013 - A correspondent on ABC’s Foreign Correspondent.
2016 - Returned to Africa as their Africa Correspondent, based in Nairobi, Kenya.
2017 - Won a Walkley Award for her report on famine in Somaliland.


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