ABC journalist, TV presenter, and radio broadcaster. Landline reporter and roustabout. Former this, former that... views mine.

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Award-winning journalist and presenter John Taylor has been with the ABC since 1995. Between 2002 and 2006 he was the ABC's China Correspondent based in Beijing, and he was also host of the Queensland TV current affairs program Stateline. John has been a national current affairs reporter with TV'...

What was your first job as a journalist?

High school sports stringer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Oh yes.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Superman. Isn't he everybody's?

Suburban Press Association Newspaper of the Year runnerup

2010 - Newspaper of the Year
Editor of the Bonner Springs (Kan.) Chieftain when it won second place in the Suburban Press Association's Newspaper of the Year contest in 2010 for non-daily publications.

Inland Press Association's Nation's Best Non-Daily Newspaper (3rd place)

2009 - Nation's best newspaper
Editor of the Shawnee (Kan.) Dispatch when it placed third in Inland Press Association's Nation's Best Non-Daily Newspaper contest in 2009.