Interview with Bob Wurth

11 January 2012

Written by: Matthew Smith

Bob Wurth is a former ABC foreign correspondent in the South Pacific, and was the ABC manager for Asia and Queensland.

He is now an author of non-fiction books, including Saving Australia: Curtin’s Secret Peace With Japan and Capturing Asia, the life story of cameraman Phua Tin Tua.

He talks to Matt Smith about his experiences in Asia, and using his journalistic skills in non-fiction writing.

This podcast is the first episode of Life After Journalism, a series of interviews with former journalists.

Matt Smith is a Master of Global Communications student at La Trobe University, and is upstart’s co-editor. You can follow him on Twitter: @nightlightguy.