One of Australia’s best investigative reporters Ross Coulthart is joining 60 Minutes.
Coulthart who has won five Walkley Awards, including the Gold Walkley for his investigation into Graeme Reeves, the former gynaecologist dubbed the “Butcher of Bega”, for the SUNDAY program in 2008 has just finished up on Channel 7’s Sunday Night.
For 36 years, 60 Minutes has led the way in authentic and relevant long-form current affairs television, and Ross’s return to Nine will enhance our already formidable team,” .
“Some of Ross’s best reports were broadcast on the SUNDAY program between 1995 and 2008, so I’m thrilled that he is coming back to Nine, and to 60 Minutes.” Tom Malone, 60 Minutes Executive Producer said
“I’m delighted to be returning to Channel Nine, the place where I got my first start in TV. It feels like coming home in a way. 60Minutes is the holy grail of journalism jobs and I am honoured to be finding a new place at the network where it all started for me, back with so many of my mates at Nine, and looking forward to breaking some great yarns.Ross Coulthart said.
60 Minutes airs 8:30 Sunday on Nine.