Megan Palin is an award-winning journalist and US Correspondent based in New York. She has covered stories ranging from the 2020 US presidential election and the coronavirus pandemic to the Harvey Weinstein trial and the Lindt Cafe siege Inquest. Megan was highly commended as Journalist of the Year at the national Mumbrella Publish Awards for leading investigations into Australian Federal Police suicides; human trafficking in the US; and for an expose on a serial rapist. She also won a News Feature Writer of the Year award and was a national finalist for Outstanding News reporting.
She joined the Newsroom from New York to answer student questions and describe her pathway from a university in Sydney to her dream job as a foreign correspondent.