Kerry O'Brien has been reporting and commenting on Australian politics for 50 years. He started as a news cadet in 1966 and was a press secretary to Gough Whitlam after he left government. During his career O'Brien has won six Walkley Awards including the Gold Walkley. He was the founding presenter of Lateline and then the long-time presenter of 7.30 Report, and currently hosts Four Corners on ABC television. His most recent book is Keating.