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Lisa Wilkinson Shares Sweet Tribute To Ita Buttrose Ahead Of Her Australian Story Appearance

Lisa Wilkinson shares a sweet tribute to Ita Buttrose ahead of her appearance on ABC’s Australian Story

Lisa Wilkinson has shared a tribute to Ita Buttrose ahead of her appearance on ABC’s Australian Story.

The 62-year-old shared a photo on Instagram of herself with Ita, 80, saying she is “grateful” for the role the former magazine editor has played in her career.

I have a lot to thank Ita Buttrose for, and if you’ve read my autobiography, you’ll know that it all started with a note she wrote me when I was a young, wet magazine. publisher in the early ’80s just getting started,” Lisa began.

Lisa Wilkinson (right) shared a sweet tribute to Ita Buttrose (left) ahead of her appearance on ABC’s Australian Story.

“In the mid-’80s I became an editor at CLEO, the magazine she had launched so successfully in 1972, and then in the mid-’90s, when I moved into television, we became panelists on Beauty and the Beast. , and they both had fun.

Lisa continued: ‘In the years since our paths have continued to cross in the best way possible. Tomorrow night on @abctv’s Australian Story, I’ll be able to say thank you.

The episode will reflect Ita’s career as a journalist and magazine editor.

The 62-Year-Old Shared A Photo On Instagram Of Herself With Ita, 80, And Said They Are

The 62-year-old shared a photo on Instagram of herself with Ita, 80, saying she is “grateful” for the role the former magazine editor has played in her career.

Last week, Ita admitted that she has experienced age discrimination, but believes that older people are very valuable to the workforce.

‘Are we a discriminatory society? Yes, I think we still are. I mean, you hear people talk about the worker shortage; well, what’s the problem with employing older people? It’s people’s prejudice against older people,” he told Stellar Magazine.

“You hear it all the time: ‘Oh, they can’t be retrained.’ They are too old. All of that is wrong. There is a lot of evidence abroad showing that older people can retrain, they adapt to technology, they are very interested in learning new skills.

And if you train them correctly, they will become fantastic workers. They take fewer days off than younger people and don’t spend all day texting on their phones.’

Australian Story Will Reflect Ita'S Career As A Journalist And Magazine Editor

Australian story will reflect Ita’s career as a journalist and magazine editor

In another part of the interview, Ita admitted that it is unlikely that she will marry again at this stage of her life.

‘I really don’t think it’s going to happen. I’m a romantic, and even I don’t like my chances,’ she said.

But look, I’m pretty happy living my own life. Just take where life takes you. And if it surprises you, it surprises you’.

Ita was previously married to Peter Sawyer from 1979 to 1980, and before that to Alasdair Macdonald from 1963 to 1976.

Last Week, Ita Admitted That She Has Experienced Age Discrimination, But Believes That Older People Are Very Valuable To The Workforce.

Last week, Ita admitted that she has experienced age discrimination, but believes that older people are very valuable to the workforce.

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