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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 — 939 followers, 4,439 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

RT @SumishaCNA: DOJ #1MDB suits not an attempt to topple Malaysia's government but to recover assets for benefit of Malaysian citiz…

Jun 21, 2017

RT @aidilarazak: @kate_mayberry @zaidibrahim I believe it's more fashion trend than conviction. At least among the girls I know who…

Jun 21, 2017

@zaidibrahim Noticed same at PAS sharia law rally. Looks to be generational. Young women in niqab. Their mothers and grandmothers wearing tudung.

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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.

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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.