Alan Sunderland has been a broadcast journalist for more than 40 years. He was a reporter for both the ABC and SBS in Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney and won two Walkley Awards. He retired in 2019 from his position as editorial director of the ABC and continues to write and speak about the ethics and future of journalism. He is the Executive Director of the Organization of News Ombudsmen. In another life, he also writes children's fiction.