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Kate Mayberry

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Malaysia
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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Biography

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 — 971 followers, 4,589 tweets

Sep 18, 2017

The indigenous people in Sabah battling prawn farms and acacia plantations to preserve mangroves and protect their land. https://t.co/wT8JWg22lK

Sep 13, 2017

RT @msianinsight: Struggling here, Malaysian grads look to illegal blue-collar jobs abroad  https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/14565 

Sep 11, 2017

@pjthum on Singapore's Presidential election and the dangers of politicising race. A series from @NewNaratif that looks well worth watching https://t.co/KcocR3KvGJ

Sep 10, 2017

A leatherback turtle has returned to nest on a Malaysia east coast beach - the first in seven years.  https://twitter.com/mnsmalaysia/status/907061939842555904 

Sep 10, 2017

RT @PenguinUKBooks: ‘I do not wish [women] to have power over men; but over themselves.’ Mary Wollstonecraft, died #onthisday in 1797. https://t.co/1qF6dNQClC

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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

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter

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.