Liam Cochrane is a journalist and author of The Cave. He was the ABC’s Southeast Asia correspondent and spent several weeks reporting on the rescue. Liam started his career in Cambodia, at the Phnom Penh Post newspaper, before moving to Nepal to freelance. He was the host of the ABC’s radio show Connect Asia and a former PNG correspondent.
He has recently (July 2019) returned to Melbourne to work at the ABC’s specialist Asia Pacific Newsroom and to teach video journalism at Monash University.