• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE2866

Gorman, Rebecca

  • Occupation Journalist, Radio Journalist


Rebecca Gorman is an award winning Social Affairs journalist of more than twenty years experience, most recently working on Life Matters on ABC Radio National.


After graduating from the Radio Course at Australian Film Television and Radio School in 1984, Rebecca Gorman joined 2AY in Albury as a copywriter, newsreader, weekend announcer. She then moved to Brisbane to 4BK as a journalist & news reader, then to 2WS in Sydney, before joining Triple M (Sydney) as the network’s NSW Parliamentary reporter.

Three years later she left for South America and a two year adventure freelancing there and in the UK during the Gulf War. She came home again to take up a series of casual jobs throughout ABC Radio and TV before starting full time with radio Current Affairs AM, PM & The World Today. She then moved to Life Matters as a producer and fill-in presenter.



  • 1985 - 1970
  • 1993 - 1993

    Best Application of the Print Medium to Journalism (Highly Commended)

    Walkley Award (Radio)

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    • Walkley Awards (1956 - )
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    • Women in Radio