Jonathan Holmes was a television journalist for 45 years. After twelve years at the BBC he joined the ABC as Executive Producer of Four Corners in 1982. Between then and his retirement in 2013 he was variously the ABC’s Head of Documentaries, Executive Producer of Foreign Correspondent and The 7.30 Report, Washington reporter, Four Corners reporter, and for five years the presenter of Media Watch. He still reports occasionally for ABC TV. His essay On Aunty was published this year.