John Lyons

John Lyons is one of Australia's most senior journalists, currently Head of Investigative and In-Depth Journalism at the ABC. He has written about the Middle East for many years, having spent six years based in Jerusalem. He wrote the best-selling Balcony Over Jerusalem and his new book Dateline Jerusalem: Journalism's Toughest Assignment looks at the pressures on media not to report both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. John has won three Walkley Awards, including Best Investigative Journalism for Four Corners for 'Stone Cold Justice,' a report on Israel's military court system.