Zonta Club of Brisbane Breakfast would like to invite you to join us for our Mother & Daughter (& Friends) Breakfast with Madonna King
Madonna King is an award-winning journalist, author and commentator. She has long been known as the voice of current affairs in Queensland, heading the top rating current affairs program on the ABC for six years, and winning several national ABC awards for her journalism.
Madonna’s fifth, and latest book, is a biography of federal treasurer Joe Hockey. Last year she authored the biography of Australian of the Year and inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine, Ian Frazer.
Madonna writes for the Sydney Morning Herald Good Weekend magazine, and her weekly column, That Thinking Feeling, appears on Brisbane Times each Thursday. Previously, she wrote a popular Saturday column for Brisbane’s The Courier-Mail.
With more than 25 years’ experience across newspapers, radio and television, Madonna is well known for ability to think on her feet.
Join the Zonta Brisbane Breakfast Club to hear Madonna share her first hand experiences and anecdotes from interviewing leading women – from politicians to CEOs to international sportswomen – to calming the anger of a talk back caller!
Her experiences allow Madonna to provide a fascinating yet entertaining keynote about the challenges and lessons she has learnt from the women she has interviewed along the way.
A fellow of the prestigious World Press Institute, Madonna has served as a visiting fellow at the Queensland University of Technology, and on the Walkley Advisory Board for Journalism. She has completed a Diploma in Company Directorships, through the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is on three not-for-profit boards.