Irris Makler is an award winning Australian broadcast journalist. For the past several years, she has been a foreign correspondent based in Moscow and then Jerusalem, covering breaking news as well as feature stories for TV radio and print outlets all over the world.
She has reported from war zones in Afghanistan, Iraq as well as Israel/Palestine. Irris was one of the first journalists into Afghanistan after the 9-11 attacks in 2001.
She wrote Our Woman in Kabul (Random House Australia, 2003), about her time covering this war, focusing on her special access to the stories of the women of Afghanistan