Jane is one of Australia’s top broadcast interviewers. She’s a Sydney-based writer and facilitator with three decades of experience in international journalism, TV & video presentation and story-telling. Jane created the ABC TV show One Plus One conducting 500 in-depth conversations in nine years. She now shares her unique ability to talk to anyone, teaching you the art of conversation at home, at work and with customers.
Jane’s new book on conversation is due mid 2021. She’s the author of two non-fiction books; From Rice to Riches and China Baby Love. She also leads tours in Australia and beyond.
She is as good as Michael Parkinson at his best. The Green Guide, The Age, March 2014
Hutcheon’s urbane, understated control is masterly. Sydney Morning Herald May 2014
Jane Hutcheon deserves credit as a skilful interviewer. She is able to gently prod her subject in a certain direction, while never inserting herself too obtrusively. Sydney Morning Herald January 2020
Warm, curious and relaxed, Jane Hutcheon proves an ideal facilitator. Limelight magazine, January 2020
I think the interview with you is the best I have ever done – and it’s because of your questions and sensitivity. Truly. Amy Tan, author The Joy Luck Club
There’s a gentle artistry to Hutcheon’s interview invisibility, far more evident in person than through the screen…the way her carefully unjudging eyes rarely leave your face… The Saturday Paper, February 2017
How effective are your conversations? Jane works with individuals, institutions and not-for-profit organisations as a keynote speaker, consultant, presenter and facilitator.
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As one of Australia’s top interviewers and a former international correspondent, Jane has spent thousands of hours in conversation with people from all walks of life. Creating then hosting ABC TV’s One Plus One from 2010-2019, Jane conducted more than 500 in-depth interviews in nine years including celebrities and lesser-known heroes from Australia and beyond. You can watch some of her interviews here.
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