As a seasoned court reporter, the ABC’s Jamelle Wells has filed thousands of stories on murderers, sex offenders, thieves, bad drivers, family feuds and business deals gone wrong. Her new book, The Court Reporter, is a tough and fearless journalist’s memoir that looks at the most shocking, moving and memorable cases she has covered. From true crime to petty crime, hear Jamelle share her insights into the judges, lawyers, barristers, witnesses and victims she has encountered in a distinguished career.

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Jamelle Wells (Australian)

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Jamelle Wells is a senior ABC Newsreader and Court Reporter. Her memoir, The Court Reporter, spans a decade of covering some of Australia's most notorious and high profile cases. Before Jamelle joined the ABC, she was a news presenter for commercial stations including 2GB and 2CH, a business reporter, magazine editor and columnist. Jamelle provides commentary on court cases for ABC television, radio and online.