In this week’s podcast, Leigh Sales talks to Cheryl Akle about the day her life changed and and why she wrote about it in her remarkable, new memoir, Any Ordinary Day. Join Cheryl Akle when she talks to one of Australia’s most admired women, Leigh Sales, whose new book, Any Ordinary Day tells a tale of human resilience in the face of unexpected upheaval.
Podcast guest: Leigh Sales
Leigh Sales is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. As the anchor of the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, she has interviewed dozens of world leaders and celebrities, including Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Henry Kissinger, the Dalai Lama, Paul McCartney, Patti Smith, Harrison Ford, Leonardo DiCaprio and Julie Andrews. She has interviewed every living Australian prime minister and also anchors the ABC’s federal election coverage. Leigh is the winner of two Walkley Awards, Australia’s highest journalism honour; the author of the books Detainee 002 and On Doubt; and the co-host of a popular podcast called Chat 10, Looks 3 with Annabel Crabb.