Former treasurer and Australian Ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey has been appointed US Political Contributor for SKY News.
Based in Washington DC, he will provide US political and economic insights in the lead up to the US Election in November.
He will also contribute analysis during the channel’s live coverage of the US Presidential Debates, Election Day and Inauguration Day.
Hockey will appear across SKY News programs including a regular segment on Paul Murray Live from tonight.
“There’s never been a more important time to understand events in the United States. What happens here can have a deep impact on Australia and the world,” he said.
“As we face great political and economic challenges, I’m privileged to be able to witness events here in Washington and bring them to SKY News viewers.”
Paul Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer, SKY News Australia said: “Joe’s extensive US and international political experience will provide viewers with an unmatched insight into the 2020 Presidential Election and its ramifications for Australia. We warmly welcome Joe to the Sky News Australia team.”