Virginia Trioli

Virginia Trioli

Award winning journalist, tv presenter

Virginia is one of Australia's best-known journalists with a formidable reputation as a television host, radio presenter, writer and commentator. A two-time Walkley Award winner, prior to broadcasting Virginia spent almost a decade as a news reporter, features writer, assistant news editor and columnist at The Age. She was the popular host of Melbourne's 774 ABC Drive program for four years before moving to Sydney to host the morning show on 702 ABC Sydney.

She is currently the co-host of ABC TV's News Breakfast, and has been presenting the program since its launch in 2008.

Virginia will appear at the next Communities in Control conference in May 2017 where she will speak with Andrew Denton who will deliver the annual Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration.

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Added 26 May 2015

Virginia Trioli, Denis Ginnivan, Carolyn Hendricks, Rohan Wenn, Joanne Yates

Panel Session: Think differently - disrupt politics

Pollsters, pundits and politicians generally share a common set of assumptions about what's going to lose you elections - but are they right? Our panel explores new forms of citizen engagement.

Added 28 May 2013

Virginia Trioli, David Marr, Clementine Ford, Fiona Collis, Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM

Panel Session: I'm Alright Jack - Reclaiming community in a selfish world

Where does 'community' sit in a world that is increasingly defined by selfies, "look at me!" social media, "pick me!" welfare and all-consuming consumerism?

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