Biography And Awards

Nick McKenzie began his career 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.

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.