Dredge to head ABC Indigenous NewsBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Friday, 25th November 2022 at 9:09pm
ABC NEWS has announced the appointment of Suzanne Dredge to head Indigenous News.
Award-winning journalist and a Wiradjuri woman, Dredge will build and lead a stand-alone Indigenous Reporting Team, with a remit to expand and amplify the coverage of Indigenous Affairs across the broadcaster's news teams.
Dredge said it is a privilege to lead the ABC’s Indigenous Affairs coverage for “truth-telling”.
“The media plays an important role in commissioning and reporting stories that contribute to our views of the world, which is why First Nations people need to be part of the storytelling and decision-making at a senior level.
“In the ABC’s 90-year history there has been no First Nations staff member on the News Executive team. Until now. I am proud to be part of the chan...
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