Kitchen Table Productions is an independent production company founded by Australian journalists/film-makers, John Barron and Rebecca Glenn. They are the creators of the 2012 documentary, The Party of Reagan, about the Republican Party's shift to the right and the 2009 film about the US Democratic nominating race for President, First stop, Iowa!
John Barron is one of Australia's best-known experts on US politics, a journalist with ABC Australia and a Research Associate at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. He is also the author of an acclaimed book about the 2008 Presidential election Vote For Me: The long road to the White House.
John has been covering US politics since 1992 and is the co-host of ABC TV's Planet America program. He has written and presented a number of political and historical documentaries for radio and television including First Stop, Iowa and The Party of Reagan.
Rebecca is a film-maker, communications specialist, former journalist and AWGIE-award winning screenwriter. She started her career in media as a cadet reporter with 2GB Macquarie National News in 1995 after graduating from the AFTRS.
Since then she has worked as a reporter and sub-editor for the ABC and AAP and as a producer for programs on 702 ABC Sydney, 2UE and 2GB. In 2004, she reported on the US Presidential Election for 702 ABC Sydney in 2004, an experience which inspired the decision to cover the 2008 poll more extensively by making a documentary.
Rebecca has written several screenplays including the short drama Running, which won an AWGIE in the Monte Miller Short Form category of the 2008 AWGIE Awards, and a feature film based on the true story of the victims of the Wittenoom asbestos mine in Western Australia.
She is currently General Manager, Marketing & Communications at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA).