Leigh Sales AM (NSW)

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A multi Walkley Award-winning journalist and author, Leigh presents ABC’s national flagship current affairs program 7.30 nightly. She has held numerous roles at the national broadcaster, including a stint as Washington Correspondent, covering the years after the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Her first book, Detainee 002: the Case of David Hicks, was published in 2007 to widespread critical acclaim. Her second book, On Doubt, was published in 2009 and a second edition was released in 2017 with an updated section about the Trump post-truth era. Her third book, Any Ordinary Day, published in October 2018 has already become a No 1 best seller.

Follow Leigh on Twitter @leighsales