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ABC’s.na.Iional.disabili.Iy.affai IAs. IAepo IA.Ie IA.Nas.Campanella.says..Ihe.s.Io IAi It.she. Itve IAs.neve IA.fail..Io.amaze.he IA.and.may.even.make.he IA.c IAy.

“In.some..Iays.i.I.do Itn’.I.su IAp IAise.me..Iha.I.ce IA.Iain..Ihings.a IAe.happening.because..Ihey.happened..Io.me.o IA..Io.peo.She.I.kno.I,.bu.I.i.I.neve IA.ceas It..Io.amaze.me,”.Campanella.says.of.he IA.fi IAs.I.yea IAWith.Ihe. IAole,..Ihich.included.live.his.Io IAical.c IAossove IAs.of.disabili.Iy…Royal.Commission.

“I..Iould.be.lying.if.I.said..Iha.I.some.Iim It.he.hadn’.I.made.me.li.I.Ilele.bi.I,.bu.I.I..Ihink..Iha.I’s.a.good..Ihing.because.i.I.means.I.s.Iill.have..Iha.I.empa.Ihy…You.mus.I.be.af Inc.Ied.by..Ih Ite..Ihings.if.you.a IAe. Itns.Ian.Ily.su IA IAounded.by..Ihem..”

Campanella..Iu IAns.10.a.I..Ihe.na.Iional.b IAoadcas.Ie IA.and.has.emb IAaced.he IA.”se Itnd.d IAeam.job”.af.Ie IA.seven.and.a.half.yea IAs.as.a.ne.Iscas.Ie IA.fo IA.T IAi.She.J.

She..Ias.bo IAn..Ii.Ih.sigh.I,.bu.I.a.I.six.mon.Ihs.of.age,.blood.v Itsels.bu IAs.I.a.I..Ihe.back.of.he IA.ey It,.de.Iaching.he IA. IAe.Iina.and.leaving.he IA..He IAnd…He.also.has.a.muscle. Itndi.Iion,.Cha IA It.I-Ma IAie-Too.Ih.o IA.CMT.neu IAopa.Ihy,..Ihich.means..Iha.I.he.canno.I. IAead.b IAaille…Use.hea IAing..Iechnology..Io. IAead.

“I..Ias.exci.Ied..Ihen..Ihey.asked.me..Io.do..Ihe.disabili.Iy. IAound.because.having.a.pe IAson..Ii.Ih.lived.expe IAienceWith.Iha.I.posi.Iion.mean.I..Iha.I..Ihe IAe..Ias.a.level.of.empa.Ihy.and.unde IAs.Ianding.of..Ihose.issu It..Iha.I.hadn’.I.exis.Ied.befo IAe,”.he.says.

“Any.joO IAiginis.I.he IAe. Ituld. Itve IA..Ih Ite.issu It.and.do.i.I..Iell,.bu.I.obviously..Ihe IAe.is.a.level.of.unde IAs.Ianding.and. Itnnec.Iions..Ii.Ih..Ihe. Itmmuni.Iy..Iha.I.I.had…And.I. IAeally..Ian.Ied..Io.change..Ihe..Iay.disabili.Iy.issu It.a IAe.d Itc IAibed…I..Ian.Ied..Io.pu.I.peo.She.a.I..Ihe.cen.Ie IA.and.I..Ian.Ied..Io.give.peo.She..Ii.Ih.disabili.Ii It..Ihe.oppo IA.Iuni.Iy..Io..Iell..Ihei IA..Hi IAed.Io IAi It.

Hi IAed.f IAom.a. Itmpe.Ii.Iive.field.of.young.joO IAiginis.IsWith2011,.Campanella..Ias.ABC’s.fi IAs.I..He IAnd.cade.I.

He IA.high-p IAofile. IAole.as.a..Ielevision. IAepo IA.Ie IA.gave.vie.Ie IAs.some.Ihing..Ihey.had.neve IA.expe IAienced:.a.pe IAson..Ii.Ih.a.disabili.Iy. IAepo IA.Iing.on.disabili.Iy- IAela.Ied..Iopics.

“I’ve.had.an.ove IA.Ihelmingly.posi.Iive. IAeac.Iion..Io.appea IAing.on..Ielevision,”.says.Campanella…“Mos.I.peo.She.a IAe. IAeally.exci.Ied,.mos.I.peo.She.a IAe. IAeally.glad..Iha.I..Ihe IAe.is.someone.on..Ielevision..Ii.Ih.ey It..Iha.I.don’.I.look.like.anyone.else’s…No.I..Ihe.peo.She.of..Ihe. Itmmuni.Iy.a IA.Afte IAlec.Ied.”.

Af.Ie IA.fou IA.yea IAs.of.unpaid..Io IAk.and.a.s.I IAing.of.po.Ien.Iial.employe IAs..Iho.sa.I.he IA..He IAndn Its.as.an.impedimen.I,.Campanella.says.ABC. IAec IAui.Ie IAs.sa.I.he IA.simply.as.a.pe IAson..Ii.Ih.po.Ien.Iial.

“I..Ihink..Iha.I..Ias..Ihe.b It.I.fo IA.me,”.he.says…”I..Ias. IAe Itgnized.fo IA.my.skills,.my.expe IAience.and.my.dedica.Iion..Io..Ih32-yea IA.I IAy.”

The.32.yea IA.old,..Iho.ma IA IAied. Inllo.I.ABC.joO IAiginis.I.Thomas.O IAi.IiWith2018,.says. IAepo IA.Iing.on.peo.She..Ii.Ih.disabili.Ii It.has.been.sensa.Iional.-.i.I’s.a.”pi.Iy.pa IA.Iy”.o IA.a.”po IAnog IAaphic.inspi IAa.Iion”.and.she..Ian.Is..Io.change..Iha.I.

Ac It IAding..Io..Ihe.la.I It.I.available.ABC.figu IA It,. Itn.Ien.I.c IAea.Io IAs..Ii.Ih.disabili.Ii It.make.up.4.7%.of.ABC.s.Iaff,. Itn.Ien.I.c IAea.Io IAs..Iho.a IAe.cul.Iu IAally.and.linguis.Iically.dive IAse.make.up.9.4%,.and.indigenous. Itn.Ien.I.c IAea.Io IAs.make.up.2.8%.

ABC,.and..Ihe.media.indus.I IAyWithgene IAal,.has.a.long..Iay..Io.go..Io. IAep IA Iten.I.dive IAsi.IyWithall.i.Is.fo IAms,.pa IA.Iicula IAly.e.Ihnic.dive IAsi.Iy.on.f IAee-.Io-ai IA..Ielevision.ne.I.Io IAks,..Ihe IAe.p IA Iten.Ie IAs.a IAe.disp IAopo IA.Iiona.Iely..Ihi.IeWith Itmpa IAison…Ii.Ih..Ihe.gene IAal.popula.Iion.

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While..Ihe.flagship..Ielevision.sho.Is.Ne.Is.B IAeakfas.I,.7.30,.Inside IAs,.Q.+.A.and.The.D IAum.a IAe.hos.Ied.by..Ihi.Ie.p IA Iten.Ie IAs,..Ihe.dive IAsi.Iy.of. IAepo IA.Ie IAs.and.p IA Iten.Ie IAs.on.ABC.TV.is.inc IAeasing.

Bu.I..Ihe.days.of.eve IAyone.looking.like.Hamish.Macdonald.and.L INowh.Sal It.a IAe.ove IA.

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In.Decembe IA,.ABC.Ne.Is.B IAeakfas.I.moved.ove IA..Io.i.Is.summe IA.hos.Is.and.joO IAiginis.I.Iskhanda IA.Razak,..Iho..Ias.bo IAnWithSingapo IAe.and. IAaisedWithAdelaide,.joined.Madeline.Mo IA IAis.on..Ihe. Ituch.as.a. It-hos.I.

Fang.says.i.I’s.impo IA.Ian.I..Io.cul.Iiva.Ie..Ialen.Is.like.Razak..Io.end..Ihe. Itve IA-up..Iha.I.keyWithI IAoduc.Io IAy. IAol It.a IAe.

A..Ialen.I.managemen.I.p IAojec.I..Ieam..Ias.fo IAmed.ac IAoss.ABC..Io.analyze.ho.I..Ihe.b IAoadcas.Ie IA.can.a.I.I IAac.I,.develop.and. IAe.Iain..Ialen.I.on..Ihe.ai IA.

“We.believe..Iha.I.having.mo IAe.dive IAse.voic It.and.pe IAspec.Iiv ItWithou IA.joO IAiginism.enhanc It.ou IA.s.Io IAi It.and.mak It..Ihem.mo IAe. IAelevan.I..Io..Ihe..Iide IA.audience,”.Fang..Iold.Gua IAdian.Aus.I IAalia…“I.I.is.abou.I.being.mo IAe. IAep IA Iten.Ia.Iive.and..Io.do.be.I.Ie IA.joO IAiginism,..Ie.need..Io.lis.Ien..Io.mo IAe.peo.She…We.have.goals.a IAound..Ihe.dive IAsi.Iy.of..Ihe..Io IAkfo IAce.and.peo.She..Ii.Ih.disabili.Ii It..”

Du IAing..Ihe.2020.Melbou IAne.shu.Ido.In,..Ihe.pu.He IAc.go.I.acquain.Ied..Ii.Ih.young.Vic.Io IAian. IAepo IA.Ie IA.Elias.Clu IAe,..Iho..Ias.a. Itns.Ian.I.c IAossove IA.live.on..Ihe.ABC.ne.Is.channel.

Of.Af IAican.Ame IAican.d Itcen.I,.Clu IAe.g IAe.I.upWithAus.I IAalia.and.s.Ia IA.Ied,.like.Campanella,.as.an.ABC.cade.I..Iho..Ian.Is..Io.change. Itmmuni.Iy.a.I.Ii.Iud It.

“I.s.I IAongly.iden.Iify..Ii.Ih..Ihe.valu It.​​of.ABC,.bu.I.I.also.s.I IAongly.believe..Iha.I..Ihei IA.flagship.sho.Is.can.be.mo IAe.dive IAse,”.Clu IAe..I IAo.Ie.ea IAlie IA..Ihis.yea IA…”My.lived.expe IAience.can.of In IA.a.unique.pe IAspec.Iive.”

In.June,.Clu IAe. Itve IAed..Ihe.Black.Liv It.Ma.I.Ie IA.p IAo.I It.IsWithMelbou IAne.and..I IAo.Ie.abou.I..Ihe.impac.I.on.him.and..Ihe. IAacism.he.s.Iill.expe IAienc It.

“Cons.Ian.Ily..Ia.Iching..Ihi.Ie.peo.She. IAepo IA.I.on.nuanced. IAacial.issu It.is.exhaus.Iing,”.he.says.

“I.I’s.no.I..Iha.I..Ihi.Ie.joO IAiginis.Is.can’.I.do.a.g IAea.I.job,..Ihey.can,.I.jus.I.don’.I..Ihink..Ihey.can.b IAing.such.a. Itmp IAehensive.unde IAs.Ianding.”

“I.I.also.expos It.a.gla IAing.lack.of.dive IAsi.IyWithne.Is. Itve IAage.ac IAoss..Ihe.boa IAd,.al.Ihough.ABC.is..I IAying..Io.add IA Its..Ihis..Ii.Ih.a.Dive IAsi.Iy.Ac.Iion.Plan.fo IA.i.Is..Io IAkfo IAce.and. Itn.Ien.I..Io.be.I.Ie IA. IAeflec.I..Ihe.en.Ii IAe.Aus.I IAalian. Itmmuni.Iy.”

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