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Rochelle Jackson is a TV producer, investigative journalist, author and radio broadcaster.

She worked as a TV producer for the recent Seven Network's "Murder Uncovered" crime documentary series and co-produced the gangland program in the series "Two Weddings and 29 Funerals".

Rochelle presents a regular crime spot on ABC Radio's Nightlife program with Philip Clarke. Her next crime spot is on Thursday 6 August around 11.15pm.

On Thursday 23 July, 2020 she spoke about James "the Machine Gun" Bazley, Australia's toughest contract killer.

https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/true-crime/12489134

During May, 2017 Rochelle spoke about Australia's most wanted man, fugitive Graham Gene Potter.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/nightlife/potter/8522624

 Her report on 6 April, 2017  was about Australia's greatest child mystery; the missing Beaumont children.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/true-crime-the-mystery-of-the-beaumont-children/8423024

She spoke about who killed Graham "The Munster" Kinniburgh on ABC's Nightlife program on Thursday 23 March.  

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/stephen-asling-trial/8383628

The infamous "Body in the Boot" case was the focus of Rochelle's true crime report on Nightlife  Thursday 9 March.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/rochelle-jackson/8339758

 And on Thursday 23 February, the notorious Painters & Dockers wars in Melbourne during the 1970's was her subject.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/true-crime---painters-and-dockers/8299760

Rochelle is also a true crime author.

She interviewed eight women about their relationships with some of Australia's and New Zealand's most notorious men in her book, Partners and Crime (Allen & Unwin.)

Partners and Crime is Rochelle's third true crime book and published in March 2012. Inside their Minds: Australian Criminals (Allen & Unwin) was released in August 2008 and her first book, In Your Face - the life and times of Billy The Texan Longley (ABC Books) was published in 2005. 

Rochelle grew up in Melbourne in a police family. Her father William was a senior policeman in Victoria Police and retired as a Chief Superintendent. She began her career in country Victoria and Sydney working in television and radio. Rochelle worked as a TV producer and investigative journalist for Channel 7's Today Tonight, ABC s Australian Story, George Negus s New Dimensions, The Investigators, Channel 9 s Watchdog and TV NZ s 60 Minutes.

She produced a one-hour documentary for ABC TV 50 Years of News & Current Affairs in Victoria in 2006. She has also produced a four-part series about bush fire arson for ABC s Radio National early in that year.

Rochelle won a Special Citation for a Channel 7 story in the United Nations Association of Australia s Media Peace Awards and was part of the ABC Investigators team that won a TV Week Logie Award for a special report on the NSW Homefund Scheme. She also worked for the NSW Police Service, producing internal TV bulletins and promotional videos.
 

 

 

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