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Kate Mayberry

Freelance Journalist, Researcher, and Documentary Producer — Freelance
Covers:  In no particular order... Malaysia, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Art, Culture, Environment, Human Rights, Justice/Injustice, Refugees, Business

Journalist / Producer. Malaysia / Southeast Asia. @AJEnglish, @BBC_Capital, @mongabay, Monocle, @NAR

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I am an award-winning journalist and producer, working across print, television and online media. I contribute regularly to Al Jazeera English, BBC Capital, IRIN, Monocle and the Nikkei Asian Review, and have lived in Southeast Asia for more than two decades.

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@kate_mayberry — 1,007 followers, 4,668 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

RT @kixes: This might be a useful read for Malaysians concerned about #deathpenalty now. This is Ridzuan’s story. He was execu…

Nov 23, 2017

@zurairi But pretty awful ones if they don’t read...

Nov 23, 2017

RT @IHEU: Malaysia government minister again threatens atheists with prosecution saying atheism is "very dangerous". Our stat…

Nov 23, 2017

Malaysia following Singapore in amendment to mandatory death sentence for drugs. Only those who get certificate from Attorney General that they helped disrupt drug trade networks and were only couriers eligible for life sentence. Judges’ discretion still limited. https://t.co/Ho9Fjy41NK

Nov 23, 2017

RT @zurairi: Putrajaya claims freedom of religion does not equal freedom from religion  https://buff.ly/2iK1y1e  "We cannot order…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was in a Japanese production house working on World Business Report for the BBC.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email

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New York Festivals - Gold Medal, Best Investigative Report

2015 - Investigative journalism, current affairs
The award was for our year-long investigation into the activities of Anson Wong, "The Return of the Lizard King," which was broadcast on Al Jazeera's 101 East.

New York Festivals - Gold Medal, Current Affairs

2016 - Current Affairs
"Malaysia's Unwanted" investigated the lives of refugees in Malaysia and their struggle against abuse and detention. It was aired on Al Jazeera's 101 East programme.