Jim Middleton worked as a political reporter and foreign correspondent for nearly five decades with a brief interlude running Triple J. Beginning in 1970, he reported NSW and federal politics for the ABC beginning with Bob Askin and John Gorton. From 1980-86 he was ABC North America correspondent based in New York and Washington. From 1988-2007, he was ABC chief political correspondent and political editor in Canberra reporting seven federal elections. From 2008-2014, he was chief anchor for Australia Network, the ABC's overseas service. He reported and presented programs for Sky News from 2014-2018.
Reflecting on the aftermath of September 11, 2001, former ABC political correspondent Jim Middleton asks what will happen to the vulnerable Afghans who, like those caught up in the Tampa crisis 20 years ago, are in search of a better life. Continue reading »