Peter Greste


Peter Greste is the University of Queensland’s UNESCO chair of journalism and communication. He studied journalism at the Queensland University of Technology and his work as a foreign correspondent for Reuters, the BBC and Al Jazeera has taken him around the world including London, Belgrade, Africa, South America and Afghanistan. He was awarded a Peabody Award in 2011 for his documentary on Somalia, and the Australian Human Rights Medal in 2015 for his work as an advocate of a free press.