Portrait of Sally Neighbour

Sally Neighbour

Sally Neighbour is executive producer of Four Corners. She is a multiple award-winning journalist and author, best known for her work with Four Corners as well as her specialist writing with The Australian newspaper and her authorship of two books on terrorism and Islamic extremism. 

Sally’s book The Mother of Mohammed (MUP 2009) was shortlisted for the Walkley non-fiction book award. In the Shadow of Swords: On the trail of terrorism from Afghanistan to Australia (Harper Collins 2004) won the 2005 NSW history prize and was named by the Economist as one of its best 25 books for 2005. Sally also edited the book marking Four Corners’ 50th anniversary.

Neighbour was a foreign correspondent in Hong Kong and China 1992-1996 and a senior reporter with Four Corners 1996- 2009. During that time she won three Walkley Awards. In 2000 she presented Lateline before returning to Four Corners in 2011 to present an investigative report on sex slavery. She has written extensively forThe Australian on terrorism and Islamic extremism and for The Monthly magazine on politics and international affairs.