Portrait of John Martinkus

John Martinkus

John Martinkus has covered conflicts since 1995 in East Timor, Iraq, Afghanistan, Aceh, Sri Lanka and Burma for print and from 2004to 2008 forSBS Dateline. He has published three non fiction accounts of the conflicts in East Timor, Aceh and Iraq and a Quarterly Essay on West Papua.

Since 2009 he has lectured in Journalism, Media and Communications at UTAS in Hobart. In 2011 he was commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to travel to Afghanistan as The Official Australian War Cinematographer.