Amazing People – Virginia Haussegger: From News Journalism to Gender Equality Advocacy - Hope 103.2

Amazing People – Virginia Haussegger: From News Journalism to Gender Equality Advocacy

For over 25 years, Virginia Haussegger has built a career as a journalist, writer and commentator anchoring the ABC’s flagship TV News in Canberra for 15 years before leaving media to found the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation. Sam and producer, Georgia, sat down with Virginia to talk about gender inequality, her media career and how she remains positive while battling cancer.

By Sam RobinsonWednesday 6 Mar 2019Amazing People with Sam and DuncanInspirational StoriesReading Time: 1 minute

For over 25 years, Virginia Haussegger AM has built a career as a journalist, writer and commentator. She anchored the ABC’s flagship TV News in Canberra for 15 years before leaving media to found the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, which focuses on improving the representation of women in leadership across Australia.

Virginia was named ACT’s Australian of the Year. However, she is also in the midst of a battle with bowel cancer. Sam and producer, Georgia, sat down with Virginia to talk about gender inequality, her media career and how she remains positive while battling cancer.