Louise Evans

Louise Evans

Louise Evans is an award-winning journalist who has worked around Australia and the world as a reporter, foreign correspondent, editor and media executive for media platforms including The Sydney Morning Herald (eight years), The Australian (11 years) and Australian Associated Press (six years in London, Beijing and Sydney).
A women sports’ pioneer, Louise was the first female sports journalist employed by The Sydney Morning Herald and the first female sports editor at The Australian. Louise went on to work at six Olympic Games, six Commonwealth Games and numerous world sporting championships and grand slam tennis events.
Louise is the Founding Editor of AAP FactCheck, the Creator of #WISPAA – Women in Sport Photo Action Awards and national touring Exhibition and the author and producer of the Passage to Pusan book, documentary and exhibition.
In 2019 she was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) Queen’s Honour for services to the media and sport and named an Australian Financial Review Top 100 Woman of Influence for services to the arts, culture and sport.
In 2020 she won a NSW Volunteer of the Year Award plus the NSW Government Community Service Award for her women-in-sport advocacy work.

Warrior Woman

Louise Evans meets the fearless leader who’s preparing to enter the lion’s den at the Paris Olympics, armed only with...

Sport of Queens

Louise Evans meets the pioneering women making horse racing a more equitable and female-friendly sport, on and off the track.

Born to Fly

New world indoor high jump champion Nicola Olyslagers says her eyes are forever turned skyward, ready to soar again as...

The Odd Couple

Sporting legend Dawn Fraser reveals how she’s helping Australia’s new 100m record holder follow in the footsteps of Olympic sprint...

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