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ABOUT

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SHOW

"Informative, unbiased and hard hitting journalism that really puts you there in the action"

- Sean Thomas, Former Naval Officer

"Like a full briefing in 45 minutes, a great summary of complicated issues"

- Caitlin Lions, Radio Producer

The Red Line is a podcast based out of Australia that takes a look into the biggest issues shaping the news around the world.

Each week we have 3 expert guests on the show, ranging from CIA operatives to Harvard professors, to give you expert and first hand information.

The show is designed to be a crash course to teach you everything you need to know about the topic, including a great deal not covered by the mainstream media outlets

Listen to The Red Line to dive deep into the real story.  

 

THE TEAM

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Host and Editor

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MICHAEL HILLIARD

Michael is a journalist reporting from countries including Iran, Russia, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan, and works with sources from the White House to the Taliban. He also serves on various committees and councils for the Australian Government.

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Audio Engineer

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JOSEPH HAWTHORNE

Joe is an audio producer and editor for a variety of shows from New Commentary to Audio Drama. He has extensive experience cutting tape, booking talent, interviewing guests, scoring music and in sound design.

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Video Editor

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MARISA RAFTER

Marisa earned a degree in Geography at the University of California and turned her animation hobby into a career. She brings her hand-crafted touch to all her projects, and her clients range from Fortune 500s to universities and non-profits.

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Producer, Researcher and Content Editor

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OWEN SWIFT

Owen is a geopolitics writer and analyst primarily focusing on South East Asia and the Middle East. He has worked with people from around the world and has published with outlets such as ASPI's The Strategist.

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Researcher

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Mark Spencer

Mark Spencer is the co-founder and publisher of the Climactic Collective, a network of shows engaging with the climate crisis. He has wide experience producing, promoting and managing shows.

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Writer and Researcher

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THOMAS MUTCH

Thomas Mutch is an independent journalist focusing on crime, crisis and conflict. He has worked all over the world from Venezuela to Lebanon, and written for publications such as The Telegraph, The Independent and Der Spiegel.