2017 Outstanding Peace Journalism
Date of Birth: 30 March 1964
Place of Birth: Newcastle, UK
Year granted award: 2017
Award Category:Outstanding Peace Journalism
Work Title: Dr.
Dr. Annabel McGoldrick is a psychotherapist, scholar and activist. She teaches at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney. Before that, as a TV news reporter, Annabel worked for SBS World News Australia, and Yorkshire TV in the UK, as well as production credits for the BBC, including the groundbreaking Stop the War documentary with Harold Pinter in 1999. Annabel is also a practicing clinical psychotherapist with over fifteen years’ experience in working with clients one-on-one.
Together with Jake Lynch, she has pioneered and developed Peace Journalism, in the fields of journalism practice, university education, professional training, and research scholarship. They worked together to produce the biggest ever research study in Peace Journalism, entitle, A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict, showing its audience effects, in four countries and involving over 500 participants.