Speakers Profile - Amelia Adams

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Amelia has been a journalist for over 20 years.

Before joining the 60 Minutes team in 2022, she was Nine's Senior Foreign Correspondent in North America.

Amelia's live reporting from the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection saw her win two Kennedy Awards and a Walkley nomination. She has also reported from war zones in Ukraine and Iraq.

Amelia covered the volatile final year of Donald Trump's presidency and led the 9News coverage of the unprecedented 2020 presidential election. She reported from the 'Black Lives Matter' protests and the 'Make America Great Again' rallies.

She was Nine's London based Europe and Middle East Correspondent, reporting on Brexit, the fall of Theresa May and the 2019 UK election. In the Middle East, she covered the Turkish incursion into Syria and the US assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

She has reported directly from crisis zones around the world including the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the Christchurch earthquake.

Over the years Amelia has also regularly filled in hosting the Today Show and Nine's 6pm News.