Speakers Profile - Tom Tilley










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Tom Tilley is a leading voice in youth current affairs. He's worked as a reporter and the presenter of triple j's†Hack†program for six years. From the Pilbara through to the halls of power in Canberra, Tom has interviewed pretty much everyone including the last three Prime Ministers.

As well as presenting Hack Tom is a regular on ABC1's News Breakfast, has hosted The Drum on ABCNews24 and has filled in for Richard Glover on 702. He's also hosted numerous talks and forums at the Sydney Writer's Festival, National Young Writer's Festival, the NSW Art Gallery and Federation Square.

Growing up in central western NSW, Tom has travelled extensively in Africa, Latin America and has lived in Europe. Some of his worst habits are funk bass playing and men's barbering and his darkest secret is the two years in investment banking before he began journalism.