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Sophie McNeill


Foreign Correspondent journalist Sophie McNeill has twice been awarded Australian Young TV Journalist of the Year and in 2010 won a Walkley award for her story Questions from Oruzgan. McNeill was based in the Middle East for SBS’S Dateline, where she reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Pakistan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Gaza.

She has been published in the Age, the West Australian, the Independent and the Guardian and is the former host of Triple j’s news and current affairs program Hack.

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