About

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.

11 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi

    I couldn’t find an email address for you which is why i’m writing to you here in the comments section.

    Could you please have a look at http://www.catablog.com.au and let me know if you’re interested in having your blog included in the online directory of Australian and New Zealand bloggers.

    If you register (it’s free) you can include your blog as well as find other like minded bloggers.

    Janyne

    • Hi Jayne, Once I saw my friend Prue MacSween was one of your partners, I knew I had to register. I’m a bit busy at the moment, but will register later today. Thanks for the invite. Please send my best wishes to Prue. Cheers, Tom

  2. G’Day Tom,

    My hard drive blew up and I lost your e-mail address. I’ve had several positive comments from people who have read the piece you wrote about me on your blog. Any chance dropping me a line so I can fill you in on the latest? Briefly, I’ve moved to Mittagong, still teaching music, but I am working on a large landscape painting commission. Do you want to catch up for a lunch?

    I hope this finds you and finds you well.

    regards,

    Ulf Kaiser

    • Hi Ulf, Good talking to you today and please stay in touch. I definitely want to see your painting when it’s finished. And for anyone reading this who wants to read the post I wrote about you last year (May 1, 2014), Portrait of the Artist as a middle-aged muso, here’s a link: http://wp.me/p1Ytmx-gH Good luck, Tom.

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  4. Hello Tom

    I am from a publishing company hoping to contact you regarding permission to publish one of your posts in a higher education textbook. Do you have an email address I can write to you at?

    Many thanks
    Kristina
    Wiley Australia

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