Matt Brown on his Lowy Institute Media Award nomination
Matt Brown is nominated for the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award for his coverage of the effort to retake Mosul from Islamic State. Brown’s coverage included reports on ABC radio, TV and online. In his February Four Corners episode ‘Highway to Hell’, Brown and his cameraman Aaron Hollett took audiences to the frontline of one of the most important campaigns of the war in Iraq and Syria.
Matt Brown is Middle East Correspondent at the ABC, based in Beirut. Brown has reported on a wide range of stories in the Middle East, from the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict to investigations into Australian jihadists operating in Syria. He was formerly the ABC’s Indonesia Correspondent and National Security Correspondent, and is a four-time Walkley Award winner.
For more information about the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award, click here.