David is investigations editor at Crikey, his home for the last three years, where he has had a particular focus on Pentecostalism in Australian politics. David has previously had a long career in television, radio and newspapers. He has been a reporter and presenter on flagship ABC programs including Four Corners and PM. He was the ABC's Middle East correspondent and is a Walkley award winner. He had a life-changing experience living for two years privately in Egypt, under autocratic rule in a Muslim society.