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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 — 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.

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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.