Errol Hodge (1936 – 2010)

Journalist and academic

Roland Errol Hodge was born on July 29, 1936 in Sydney. After Bellevue Hill Primary School, he attended Newcastle Boys’ High, where his father taught economics and geography. From there, he secured a cadetship on The Maitland Mercury, combining this with study for a BA (majoring in English) at Newcastle University College. On graduating, he joined the ABC – first in Newcastle and then Sydney.

Read the Sydney Morning Herald‘s article Foreign correspondent had the bush in his blood