Australian journalist Liam Cochrane is a former overseas correspondent for the ABC, who has traveled the Asia-Pacific area submitting for tv, radio, and digital platforms. As a specialist VJ – a solo video journalist – he has held ABC postings in Thailand and coated Myanmar extensively.
Cochrane has additionally been posted Papua New Guinea and he freelanced from Nepal, in addition to serving as managing editor of the Phnom Penh Put up in Cambodia. His 2018 e book “The Cave” – concerning the dramatic rescue of a Thai soccer crew – is in its second print.
Cochrane presently lectures on the Centre for Advancing Journalism on the College of Melbourne.
He spoke with Luke Hunt about colleagues who’ve been detained by the navy junta in Myanmar, his time working in Cambodia, and the problems concerned with educating journalism to overseas college students in Australia, the place the pandemic has dramatically altered the patterns of educational life.