Monique Schafter

Monique Schafter is a Walkley Award winning journalist and documentary filmmaker who reports for the ABC’s nightly flagship current affairs program, 7.30.

She has interviewed icons such as Academy Award winner Jodie Foster, Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot and rock legend Iggy Pop, and has sought out the voices of young asylum seekers, LGBTI warriors, domestic violence survivors, indigenous trailblazers, and an assortment of artists, troublemakers and folks on the fringe.

Previously, Monique co-hosted the ABC’s ground-breaking current affairs / comedy program Hungry Beast, produced by Andrew Denton.