Louise Milligan is an investigative reporter for ABC TV's 7.30 and Four Corners, and the author of Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell. She has covered the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse. Her exclusive stories on the allegations against George Pell won her two Quill Awards from the Melbourne Press Club, including the Gold Quill for best story of the year, the highest honour in Victorian journalism. Milligan is Irish-born and was raised Catholic.