Join Founding Editor of The Saturday Paper and Editor-in-Chief of Schwartz Media Erik Jensen to discuss the latest news with Jacqueline Maley and Martin McKenzie-Murray.

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Laura Tingle (Australian)

Laura Tingle

Laura Tingle has reported on Australian politics for more than 40 years. She joined the ABC in 2018 as chief political correspondent for 7.30, after a long career in print, notably for The Australian Financial Review. She has written four Quarterly Essays, a book about the recession of the early 1990s and won two Walkley Awards. Laura is President of the National Press Club of Australia

Jacqueline Maley (Australian)

Jacqueline Maley is a columnist and senior writer for the Sydney Morning Herald and Age newspapers. She has also worked on staff at The Guardian in London and at The Australian Financial Review, as well as contributing to numerous other publications including Gourmet Traveller and Marie Claire. In 2016, she won the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Columnist and in 2020 she won a Kennedy Award and a Walkley Award for her coverage of sexual harassment allegations against former High Court judge Dyson Heydon, along with her colleague Kate McClymont. She is also the recipient of the NSW Council of Liberties Journalism award. In 2021 she published her first novel, The Truth About Her.

Martin McKenzie-Murray (Australian)

Martin McKenzie-Murray

Martin McKenzie-Murray was The Saturday Paper’s chief correspondent, work for which made him both a Walkley and Quill finalist. Before that, he worked as a teacher, speechwriter, Age columnist, and adviser to the chief commissioner of Victoria Police. Elsewhere, his writing has appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Monthly, Guardian Australia, Meanjin, and Best Australian Essays. His first book, A Murder Without Motive: the killing of Rebecca Ryle, was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing. His latest book, The Speechwriter won the 2023 Russell Prize for Humour Writing. 

Erik Jensen (Australian)

Erik Jensen

Erik Jensen is the editor-in-chief of Schwartz Media and founding editor of The Saturday Paper. He is the author of Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen, On Kate Jennings and the poetry collection I Said the Sea Was Folded. His journalism has won the Walkley Award for Young Print Journalist of the Year and the United Nations of Australia's Media Peace Award.