‘Will you ever work in television again?’ the journalist asks, thrusting a microphone towards me. ‘I hope so,’ I say before scuttling into a cafe. It’s feeding time and I need to express. But questions niggle, like chafed nipples. Can women stand up for their rights without retribution? Should you cry over spilled milk? And what happens when a good girl goes bad?

“Wickedly witty and wonderfully wise.” — Wendy Harmer.

“Glows with the wisdom of a woman who has learned essential truths.” — Caroline Overington.

“So you thought working in television was all glamour? This is a cautionary tale, candid and funny, and a must-read for all working women.”
 — Caroline Jones AO.

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Tracey Spicer is an iconoclast. The television, radio, newspaper and online journalist is now a highly sought-after writer, speaker and trainer.

Renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice, and commitment to equality, she also has a wicked sense of humour.

During her 30-year career, Tracey has reported for, and anchored, national news, current affairs and lifestyle programs for ABC TV, Network Ten, Channel 9 and Sky News.

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Tracey has been a keynote speaker/MC at hundreds of events over the past three decades. She’s also anchored news, current affairs and lifestyle programs – and hosted live broadcasts – for ABC TV, Network Ten, Channel 9, Sky News, SBS, and Radio 2UE.
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Over the past 30 years, Tracey has researched, written and produced thousands of news stories, features, columns and documentaries. She currently writes weekly for Fairfax newspapers and websites, but is available for freelance assignments.
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Tracey is a highly sought-after media and presentation trainer. She conducts training through the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, Outspoken Women and Spicer Communications.
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