June Andrews Award for Freelance Journalist of the Year

An accomplished and respected journalist and television producer, Fiona Harari was named the 2013 Freelance Journalist of the Year for her body of work published in Good Weekend magazine: “The here and now”, “Last Survivors” and “Missing years”.

She has over 30 years worked at The Age, Time (Australia) magazine and The Australian and has also spent many periods freelancing. She has worked on television programs including Enough Rope and Elders, and is the author of A Tragedy in Two Acts: Marcus Einfeld and Teresa Brennan. She has most recently written for Good Weekend and The Monthly.

Judges’ comments:

“Fiona is a compelling storyteller who never loses sight of the fact she is allowing people to speak about deeply traumatic times in their lives that continue to haunt them.  Her work shows a sensitivity and compassion that also understands the newsworthy nature of what she’s doing.”