Join editor of The Saturday Paper Maddison Connaughton to discuss the latest news with award-winning writer Bri Lee, senior reporter Rick Morton and Washington Post national investigative reporter Carol Leonnig (A Very Stable Genius).
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Bri Lee (Australian)
Bri Lee is an award-winning author and freelance journalist. Her books are Eggshell Skull and Beauty, and her writing has appeared in The Monthly, Good Weekend, The Saturday Paper, The Guardian, and elsewhere. Bri's legal research and advocacy around consent law saw her named a Financial Review "Woman of Influence" in 2019.
Rick Morton (Australian)
Rick Morton is the senior reporter with The Saturday Paper and the author of the bestselling memoir One Hundred Years of Dirt. He is the recipient of the 2017 Kennedy Award for Outstanding Columnist, and his book was shortlisted for the National Biography Award 2019 as well as being Highly Commended in the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards and longlisted for the 2018 Walkley Book of the Year. He lives in Sydney.
Carol Leonnig (International)
Carol Leonnig is a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter who has worked at The Washington Post since 2000. She won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for her work on security failures and misconduct inside the Secret Service. She was part of a Post team that was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for revealing the US government's secret, broad surveillance of Americans through the disclosures of Edward Snowden. She is a three-time winner of the George Polk Award for investigative reporting. She reports on Donald Trump's presidency and investigates Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Along with Philip Rucker, she is the author of A Very Stable Genius. Carol is also an on-air contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.
Maddison Connaughton (Australian)
Maddison Connaughton is the editor of The Saturday Paper. Prior to joining the paper, she reported from Europe, the Middle East and North America. Her work also has appeared in The Quarterly Essay, VICE News, Monocle, Vox, i-D and on SBS.