Jacqueline Maley is a columnist and senior writer for the Sydney Morning Herald and Age newspapers. She has also worked on staff at The Guardian in London and at The Australian Financial Review, as well as contributing to numerous other publications including Gourmet Traveller and Marie Claire. In 2016, she won the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Columnist and in 2020 she won a Kennedy Award and a Walkley Award for her coverage of sexual harassment allegations against former High Court judge Dyson Heydon, along with her colleague Kate McClymont. She is also the recipient of the NSW Council of Liberties Journalism award. In 2021 she published her first novel, The Truth About Her.