Veteran journalist reveals she’s “nonetheless” stalked by At the moment present fan

Veteran TV journalist Liz Hayes has revealed she continues to be stalked by a person who first started contacting her whereas she was a bunch on At the moment between 1986 to 1996.

She mentioned her expertise was an element is her choice to hitch 60 Minutes as a correspondent, a job she’s held since 1996.

Showing in an interview with fellow reporter Tara Brown on Sunday evening, Hayes, 67, mentioned she is “nonetheless” stalked by the person.

Throughout Sunday evening’s episode, Brown asks her: “Let’s discuss that for a second. How lengthy did he stalk you for?” To which Hayes says: “Nonetheless”.

“What they do is rob you of your sense of security,” mentioned Hayes.

“That’s how it’s, and that gown of life that I hate having taken.”

Hayes mentioned she wished to transition from a every day breakfast present to a weekly program in an effort to “cease being so seen”.

Talking concerning the choice, she mentioned: “By now I’ve somebody who’s pursuing me”.

“It will sound mistaken, however I did resolve that it was time for me to cease being on tv on a regular basis,” she added.

The Sydney journalist additionally wrote concerning the expertise in her upcoming memoir I’m Liz Hayes.

She mentioned being stalked resulted in safety guards attending exterior broadcasts and even to her residence. The stalker additionally as soon as visited her dad and mom, and Hayes as soon as even obtained a name from a non-public detective who had been employed by the stalker to seek out her.

“The enjoyment drained from my life and it will take years earlier than I regained the boldness to maneuver about safely,” wrote Hayes.

“I strive not to consider it anymore so I can get on with my life, however in fact it’s nonetheless not the identical.”

Hayes first joined Channel 9 as a information reader in 1981 as a reporter. She additionally hosts the Channel 9 present affairs program, Beneath Investigation.

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