Journalist and writer Lainie Anderson is South Australia’s Epic Flight Centenary 2019 Program Ambassador. The Sunday Mail columnist and radio broadcaster has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism and public relations, including stints at the Herald Sun in Melbourne, The Times in London and the South Australian Tourism Commission.
In 2016 she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to gauge the significance of the 1919 Air Race from England to Australia and retrace the route of pioneering SA aviators Ross and Keith Smith. She has since written a novel Long Flight Home, to be published by Wakefield Press in May, and is producing a documentary on the air race with former astronaut Andy Thomas as presenter/narrator.
Keynote Presentation – Coming Soon…