Lenore Taylor has been the editor of Guardian Australia for almost two years. Before her appointment as editor she was the Guardian's political editor and worked as a political journalist and leading commentator for almost three decades. She has won two Walkley awards and has twice won the Paul Lyneham award for excellence in press gallery journalism. She was also a foreign correspondent in Europe for The Australian Financial Review. She co-authored a book, Shitstorm, on the Rudd government's response to the global economic crisis. She is a regular panelist on the ABC's Insiders program and serves as deputy chair of the Walkley advisory board.