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Michael Willesee, Jr.
Australian television journalist

Michael Willesee, Jr.

Michael Willesee, Jr.
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Michael Willesee, Jr. is an Australian television journalist.


Willesee graduated from Charles Sturt University at the end of 1988, and joined Mojo Advertising, working closely with some of the giants of the industry – including Alan Morris and Allan Johnston.

Michael began his career in journalism with The Australian newspaper in 1990. After completing his cadetship he moved to Los Angeles in 1991, freelancing for The Sun Herald as well as various USA magazines.

Later that year Michael moved into television, working on the current affairs program Hard Copy, produced by Paramount Television.

In 1992, Michael moved to New York, working with the USA version of A Current Affair at Fox Television, again filing stories for Australian TV. Later that year he returned to Australia and accepted a role with the Nine Network reporting for National Nine News before joining A Current Affair until late 1998.

Michael then moved behind the camera, running a production company specialising in documentaries. His award-winning films covered diverse subjects including remote African tribes, true crime, religious phenomena and dangerous animals.

In March 2014, Michael resigned from Sky News Australia to take up a Job in the Office of Treasurer Joe Hockey.

Personal life

Michael is the son of Australian journalist Mike Willesee and brother of fellow journalist Amy Willesee.

On 26 August 2007, Michael announced his engagement to Nine Network's 60 Minutes program reporter Allison Langdon and they later married in 2008.

In August 2016, Michael and Allison announced that they were pregnant with their first child. She gave birth to their son Mack James Willesee on 13 January 2017.

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