Jennifer Hewett has been the national affairs correspondent for The Australian since 2007, specialising in coverage of major business and political stories and where and how these different interests intersect. She writes columns, features and news stories for the paper. She also regularly appears as a commentator on TV and radio. A journalist with more than 30 years experience, she has a Bachelors degree from the University of WA and a Masters degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Jennifer previously worked for the Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald. She has also worked in New York and Washington as a foreign correspondent.