Liz Deep-Jones

 

is a multi-media journalist, published author, producer and TV presenter, currently working at SkyNewsAustralia.

Liz is also an Australia Day, Harmony Walk, Walk 2Better World and UNICEF Australia Ambassador, Friend of the Love2Read campaign and Patron of D.I.R.T, a youth theatre group in Kyogle, northern NSW.

Liz first came to prominence in the media in 1996 as a journalist/presenter, hosting SBS TV’s premier nightly LIVE national sports news program, Toyota World Sports for close to ten years.

Career highlights include, interviewing the Dalai Lama , the political leader of Tibet – Dr Lobsang Sangay and Nelson Mandela, reporting on the 1998 Football World Cup in Paris for SBS TV, the Sydney 2000 Olympics, breaking stories on the plight of female athletes fighting for Water Polo’s place as an Olympic sport in Sydney 2000, producing SBSTV’s Mandarin News & Living Black – Indigenous News & Current affairs programs, securing and producing an address from the former United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Geoffrey Roberston QC and covering the Garma Festival in Arnhem Land.

Liz is passionate about promoting our cultural and ethnic diversity and encouraging a more inclusive and harmonious society.

Her debut photographic exhibition, My Chengdu has come to fruition from her desire to share the story of people from diverse cultures, striving to encourage greater understanding and acceptance of one another.

Liz Deep-Jones believes, “We are citizens of the world and we can all make a positive impact to the lives of people living in disadvantaged circumstances. You can achieve your dreams as long as you are passionate, persistent, hard-working, believe in yourself and have fun trying to reach your goals.”

Liz is represented by Simon Chan’s Art Atrium and her Literary Agent – Rick Raftos.