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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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RT @LilianneFan: For those in #KualaLumpur don't miss this special theatre performance by #refugees #ImpossibleLove: Romeo and Julie… https://t.co/o0gIcK9Cxc
RT @zurairi: Malaysia's selective rights coalition MACSA just released an anti-LGBT statement, citing majority's right to worshi… https://t.co/Ic9skbvCoQ
RT @malaysiakini: “Malaysiakini believes that independent media is critical to a country’s progress. Without a vigilant media, the po… https://t.co/4L67YV8BN9
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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.