Madonna King is one of Australia’s most accomplished journalists, having worked at senior levels at News Ltd and the ABC, where she presented the popular Mornings program in Brisbane for six years, and won several national awards for her work. Madonna writes a highly successful weekly column for Fairfax, and has a regular radio spot on Brisbane’s 4BC. She has written eight books, all defined by her skilful reporting and her ability to get people to talk in depth. Her last book Being 14, and exploring the lives of teenage girls, has become an award-winning best-seller. Her next book, out in September, is called Fathers and Daughters and explores that relationship. A sought-after MC and facilitator, she travels Australia providing keynote addresses and running hypotheticals and panel discussions.