Nick McKenzie is an Australian investigative newspaper and broadcast journalist, and author. http://nickmckenzie.com.au/
He works for Fairfax Media and his investigations regularly appear in The Age, Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Financial Review. He also presents special investigations for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s television program, Four Corners.
His career began as a cadet journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, before joining the ABC investigative unit in 2003.
Since then, his work has covered an incredibly diverse range of issues, sparking national and state inquiries and driving social change.
His journalism has included major exposes of corruption and the abuse of power in government and policing agencies, failings in the criminal justice system, corporate corruption, human rights abuses, the abuse of disabled Australians in care homes, abuse scandals in religious organisations, the exploitation of migrant workers and doping and match fixing in sport.
He also reports on international affairs, national security and terrorism, immigration, organised crime, defence issues and federal and state politics.
Nick McKenzie has won Australia’s highest award, the Walkley, seven times.
He is the most decorated journalist in the history of the Melbourne Press Club Quill awards and has twice won the press club’s highest award, the Gold Quill.
In 2015, he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship and was also named the RMIT University Alumni of the Year. He has also been awarded the prestigious George Munster Award for Independent Journalism.