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Annette Young (1971-1976, Peer Year 1979)

Annette Young is located in Paris and is a news anchor for France 24 while also being the creator, producer and presenter of her own unique current affairs show called The 51 Percent, about women reshaping our world. Annette was the first journalism graduate to be offered a cadetship at The Age newspaper when she was 22. At the age of 26, Annette moved to Sydney to work for The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) as Assistant Chief of Staff and Assistant News Editor. After a three-year stint in Paris she was later based in Jerusalem as a freelance journalist and, at one point, a field producer for Channel 9’s 60 Minutes, and then became the Jerusalem correspondent for France 24 television.

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