Gonzomeetsthepress is written and published by Tom Krause, a journalist with more than 40 years’ experience. He worked for United Press International in New York as a news writer in the late 1960s. He was the literary editor, tv critic and foreign editor of the national daily, The Australian, in the 70s and early 80s. He became foreign editor of the Seven Network in 1983 and then joined the Nine Network’s Sunday Program in 1986. He stayed for 20 years and eventually became the award-winning public affairs program’s managing editor. He has also worked at Sky News Australia as executive producer and producer of Sunday Agenda, Agenda and Sky National News with Jim Waley, and in 2011 produced the Meet the Press program for the Ten Network. In 2013 he was the series producer of a new current affairs show, The Observer Effect, broadcast on the Special Broadcasting Service on Sunday nights, hosted by award-winning journalist Ellen Fanning, featuring long-form interviews with guests like Anthony Albanese, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Jack Thompson, Dan Aykroyd, Robyn Nevin, Ita Buttrose, Seal and Tim Rogers, to name just a few. He has taught in Harlem in New York City and Cabramatta in Sydney. He is also a fan of the Sydney Swans, the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies, Hunter S. Thompson (after whom this blog is named), and VB.