Roland Perry - Career

Career

Perry, as a freelance journalist, covered three US presidential elections (1976, 1980, 1984), writing for leading newspapers in the UK. He has also contributed to all major papers in Australia over more than 40 years. His work as a political writer for Penthouse Magazine UK led to a documentary on the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: The Programming of the President.

In 1991, Perry was commissioned by the Weekend Australian Magazine to write a feature about an Australian syndicate attempting to raise the treasure from a sunken galleon off the coast of Guam. He returned there with a film crew to make a documentary entitled The Raising of a Galleon’s Ghost.

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