Paul Barry is a journalist, newsreader and television presenter, who has won many awards for his investigative reporting. He previously worked for the BBC on numerous programs, before emigrating to Australia. He started out as an economics then later investigative reporter and news programme presenter – never skirting controversy throughout his journalistic career.
Paul has worked for almost every major media group in Australia, in TV, print, radio and online … and sacked from several of them!
He has also written seven best-selling books, about Alan Bond, Kerry Packer, Rupert Murdoch and others. His books to date include The Rise And Fall of Alan Bond, The Rise And Rise of Kerry Packer, Going For Broke: How Bond Got Away with It, Rich Kids: How the Murdochs and Packers Lost $950 Million in One.Tel, Spun Out: the Shane Warne Story, Who Wants To Be A Billionaire?: the James Packer Story and Breaking news: sex, lies & the Murdoch succession.
Paul is currently host of Media Watch, ABC TV, a job he has been doing since 2013.