Drew Ambrose


Drew Ambrose is an international correspondent, video producer and investigative journalist who specializes in reporting from the Asia-Pacific. Since 2011 he has produced more than 100 documentaries in 40 nations for Al Jazeera English and has been the digital lead on many groundbreaking online projects. He has reported on the region’s biggest stories including the Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Typhoon Haiyan, North Korean nuclear tensions, the Easter Sunday Bombings, Australia’s Black Saturday Bushfires and the Yogyakarta Earthquake. Ambrose has spearheaded complex investigations on dolphin hunting, secret torture centers, clergy abuse, pandemic medical waste dumping, deep sea mining, cyber-pedophilia, enforced disappearances, sex trafficking, migrant exploitation and indigenous incarceration. His reporting has won the Wincott Award, the Venice TV Award, six New York Festival Gold Medals, three Overseas Press Club of America citations, three Walkley Awards, four Hong Kong Human Rights Press Awards and the coveted "International Journalist of the Year" category of the One World Media Awards. In 2022, Ambrose was listed in Asialink’s 40 under 40 most influential Asian-Australians.