Ben Doherty

Ben Doherty is a foreign correspondent, photographer, and video journalist, currently working as immigration correspondent for The Guardian, based in the Sydney newsroom.    He was formerly Southeast Asia Correspondent for The Guardian, and South Asia Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. He has reported from more than 20 countries across Asia, the Pacific, and Africa. He has three times been awarded a Walkley Award, Australia's highest journalism honour, most recently in 2016 for a feature on the systemic - and ultimately fatal - flaws in Australia’s immigration detention regime, and in 2013 for an investigation into Bangladeshi sweatshop labour conditions. He was 2008 Australian Young Print Journalist of the Year.