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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" series and co-produced "Two Weddings and 29 Funerals".

Rochelle presents a regular crime spot on ABC Radio's Nightlife program with Philip Clarke. Her last report on Thursday 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, 2017.  

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

The "Body in the Boot" case was the focus of Rochelle's true crime report on Nightlife  Thursday 9 March, 2017.

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.)

What was it like to be Mrs  Chopper Read?

 How did Joe Korp persuade his girlfriend to try to kill his wife?

 And why did a young hairdresser fall for a Melbourne gangland killer?

Partners and Crime is Rochelle s third true crime book and was 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 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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