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Business Today
About the program
Business Today provides a comprehensive wrap-up of business news across the Asia Pacific region.

From the latest company reports to the big issues facing Asian economies, along with expert analysis of market trends, BT gives you all the facts you need to take advantage of the opportunities shaping business and finance.

BT's team of specialist reporters help make sense of the fast-moving world of finance, reporting on the issues shaping the news agenda, as well as insightful interviews with opinion leaders and innovators.

If you not only want to know what the market is doing but why, then Business Today is the best way of keeping in touch with what is happening in business.

  Whitney Fitzsimmons
Whitney Fitzsimmons

Whitney Fitzsimmons is a well known face across Australia and the Asia Pacific region. She has been a presenter with Australia Network for the past eight years and she has interviewed key business leaders, politicians and analysts.

During her ten years at the ABC Whitney has presented a wide variety of programs including Lateline Business, The Midday Report and The World. She was also a senior producer for the ABC's award winning national current affairs program, Lateline.

Whitney is featured in the current edition of Who’s Who of Australian Women and is the recipient of a 2009 Jefferson Fellowship from the East West Centre and a 2008 Asia Pacific Journalism Centre Fellowship.

Whitney holds a Master of Arts: Journalism from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts: Theatre & Performance from the University of Western Sydney.

For updates and insights regarding Business Today follow her on twitter @whitfitzsimmons

Scott Alle
Scott joined Business Today in October 2007 as supervising producer.

He got his start in television in 1989 after completing a Business degree, majoring in Communications at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.

He then worked as a reporter for the Nine and Ten Networks in Australia, covering everything from crime to business and sport, before joining the ABC in 1995. Since then he has reported on major financial and business stories including the Asian Financial Crisis, the meltdown and, more recently, the US sub-prime mortagage crisis.

He is also a regular traveller to Asia, with close family and friends in Singapore and Hong Kong, enabling him to get a firsthand appreciation of the issues facing economies in the region.
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