Madeleine Morris is well-known to television audiences as ABC News Breakfast's finance presenter and newsreader. She has been with the flagship breakfast show since 2019, a time which has included covering multiple budget, financial and economic news and reporting on the financial impacts of the pandemic, the people it affects, and now our way through to the other side.
Madeleine has extensive experience as a reporter, presenter and host, having been with the ABC since 2014 and before that with the BBC in London for 12 years. At the BBC she reported from more than 20 countries, with a focus on international affairs, particularly in the developing world. She was a Washington correspondent for the BBC during the Obama administration.
Madeleine has interviewed Prime Ministers, Presidents, Treasurers and CEOs. From interviewing farmers in the rice paddies of Tanzania, through to the executives in the boardrooms of Collins St she brings a warmth to her extensive knowledge of finance and economic affairs.
She is an experienced MC and panel facilitator, having MC’d for organisations including Google Europe, London’s National Theatre, the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, the Urban Development Institute and hosting the first National Family Violence summit in Australia, amongst others.
She also was the host for three years for an audience-led discussion series at Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre. Madeleine is also an author of the parenting guide Guilt-Free Bottle-Feeding: why your formula-fed baby can be happy, healthy and smart, and has given keynote speeches and presentations on this work.