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Lewis, Megan

Born
New Zealand
Occupation
Journalist, Photo Journalist and Photographer
Website
http://www.meganlewis.com.au/

Summary

Megan Lewis moved to Sydney from New Zealand when she was 21 years old and began her career as a photojournalist working for Reuters. In 1998 she moved to Perth to work for The Australian., covering national and international stories such as the Tampa Crisis and movements for Independence in East Timor. In 2002 she moved to the Great Sandy Desert to live with the Martu people. Work done during this five year period formed the basis of her Walkley Award winning work in 2005. Megan is back in Perth, working freelance.

Details

Events

c. 1995 -
Career in journalism active
2005
Walkley Award (Photography) - Photographic Essay, 'The Martu Mob', Freelance

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html.

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