Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism, Monash University

Bill Birnbauer moved to an academic role as senior lecturer in journalism at Monash University in December 2008 after a three-decade career as an editor and senior reporter at The Age, The Sunday Age and The Herald. He is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and is on the board of the Public Interest Journalism Foundation. He has won numerous journalism awards and co-produced documentaries for SBS and the ABC.


  • –present
    Associate Editor, The Age


  • 2017 
    Swinburne University, PhD
  • 1992 
    Stanford University, John S. Knight Fellow

Research Areas

  • Journalism And Professional Writing (1903)