Dr Norman Swan
Dr Norman Swan is Australia’s most respected health journalist, broadcaster and commentator. He co-hosts RN’s Health Report and during the COVID-19 pandemic, co-hosted Coronacast, a podcast on the coronavirus.
Norman is also a reporter and commentator on ABC’s 7.30 Report, Midday, News Breakfast and Four Corners and a guest host on RN Breakfast. He is a past winner of the Gold Walkley and has won other Walkleys including one with his Coronacast colleagues in 2020. He created Invisible Enemies, on pandemics and civilisation for Channel 4 UK and SBS which was subsequently broadcast in 27 countries.
Norman has been awarded the medal of the Australian Academy of Science, an honorary MD from the University of Sydney, in October 2022 a Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and on Australia Day 2023 was awarded a medal of the Order of Australia (AM).