Monica Attard has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working much of that time at the ABC where she was a foreign correspondent, reporter and program host. Monica has hosted most of the ABC’s prime time current affairs programs, including PM, The World Today and Media Watch. She is the recipient of five Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism and an Order of Australia, and has an arts/law degree. Monica is also the author of a bestselling book on the collapse of Soviet communism, called Russia: Which Way Paradise?. Monica is now Head of Journalism at UTS in Sydney.