Gerard Ryle

Investigative journalist


 

Gerard Ryle has been at The Sydney Morning Herald since 1998, serving as the news editor, as features editor, special correspondent to the United States, an investigative reporter and investigations editor. He previously worked for The Age, where his work on police corruption had massive ramifications.

His work has led to more than a dozen Federal, State and Senate inquiries ranging from land deals to blood safety.

Gerard has won four Walkley Awards, two Commonwealth journalism awards, two George Munster Awards for Independent Journalism, two Human Rights Awards, two Melbourne Press Club awards, the top Australian Sports Commission media award and prizes for science and medical writing. He is one of only a handful of foreign journalists to be honoured in the prestigious Investigative Reporters and Editors awards in the United States.

He was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan in 2005-2006.

His book, Firepower: the most spectacular fraud in Australian history, will be published by Allen & Unwin in May, 2009.


 


 

Gerard Ryle is the News Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald. His book, Firepower: the most spectacular fraud in Australian history, was published by Allen & Unwin in May, 2009.
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