Image: Stephen Crittenden
Journalist and Broadcaster, The Global Mail
B.A (Hons), Sydney University
- Carl Bento
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Stephen Crittenden joined the ABC in 1989 after working as a policy officer in the NSW Cabinet Office. He worked as a reporter in the ABC’s Radio Current Affairs Department before joining the 7.30 Report in 1995 as national arts reporter, later becoming one of the presenters of the weekly ABC TV arts program Express.
In 1998 Stephen returned to ABC Radio to become Executive Producer of ABC Radio Religion Department, and from 2002 to 2008 he was presenter of The Religion Report. He produced ABC Radio National's acclaimed marathon radio history of the second millennium, A Thousand Years in a Day, and as artistic associate of the Melbourne International Arts Festival he curated another highly acclaimed large scale project, The Alfred Deakin Lectures, which celebrated the Centenary of Federation in 2001. Stephen Left ABC Radio National in December 2011 to take the role of Arts, Culture and Religion correspondent for The Global Mail.