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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.

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.