Jill Singer

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Jill Singer (1957 – 8 June 2017) was an Australian journalist, columnist and television presenter. She was born in Korumburra, Victoria.

Singer began her career in journalism as an ABC radio trainee in 1984. She eventually became a senior reporter for The 7.30 Report on ABC and later presented the Victorian edition of Today Tonight on the Seven Network.[1] She also presented for The 7.30 Report, The Arts Show, 2-shot and People Dimensions (ABC TV).

Singer was the executive producer of ABC TV's national morning news and current affairs program First Edition. She wrote a weekly column for Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper between 1997 and 2012,[2] and lectured in television journalism at RMIT University in Melbourne. She made regular appearances on The Conversation Hour (ABC 774) and on Sky News Australia's Melbourne Report.

Singer died of amyloidosis on 8 June 2017 in Melbourne at the age of 60.[3]

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  1. "Conference speakers and organisers". Multicultural Media Exchange. Retrieved 8 June 2017.[permanent dead link]
  2. Singer gets 'boned' from tabloid column (2 March 2012)
  3. "Veteran journalist and broadcaster Jill Singer has died age 60". Herald Sun. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2017.

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