Margot O’Neill

Margot O'Neill

Margot O’Neill is a senior reporter with ABC TV’s Latelineprogram. She has been a journalist for 25 years in television, radio and newspapers here and overseas and has worked on a variety of ABC programs including Four Corners.

Margot has twice won a Walkley Award including for ‘Best Investigative Reporting’ and has also been awarded a UN Media Peace Award and the national Human Rights Award for TV reporting. She has been nominated three times for a Logie.

Margot’s book titled Blind Consience (UNSW Press, 2008), tells the harrowing and inspiring stories of some of the key players in the refugee advocacy movement during the Howard government.


Not crying wolf

ReportageRobert Gelbard had no trouble getting in to see CIA chief George Tenet. As United States ambassador to Indonesia, Gelbard was concerned about emerging terrorist threats in South-East Asia. It was November 2000; nearly a year before terror attacks...

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