"In the 'Garnethill' trilogy, people always forget that Maureen O'Donnell's dad was a journalist and she did art history at uni and her brother did law, but no-one ever thinks they're middle-class - they're just working class because they speak with accents."
"I knew I was going to be a journalist when I was eight years old and I saw the printing presses rolling at the Sydney newspaper where my dad worked as a proofreader."
"I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood."
"The desire to become a journalist came really because I very much like living abroad, and like to travel, and wanted to be paid for it."
"My sister Jennifer is an Emmy winning journalist and mother of three amazing girls. She brings an exceptional dedication to her job, her family, and her community, and has been a role model of mine for many, many years. I'm extremely proud of her."
"My mom was truly an iconic figure, a great journalist and a pioneering woman who died at 54 of cancer without ever having revealed to viewers that she was ill."
"The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck. Cameramen get killed while the writers are flat on the floor. A war correspondent for the BBC dedicated his memoir to 50 fallen colleagues, and I guarantee you they were all taking pictures. I am only alive because I am such a chicken."
"Any journalist worth his or her salt wouldn't trust me."
"A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes."
"It's a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer."