Brett McLeod is a journalist with the Nine Network in Melbourne Australia. His reporting has taken him all over the world, most recently to Bangkok, where he covered the Red Shirt protests and to the conflict zones of Baghdad, Beirut and Dili.
In 2002, McLeod was posted to Nine's European bureau, where he covered major stories of the day, including attacks in Israel, Madrid and Istanbul. In 2004, he traveled to Banda Aceh, where he covered the devastating aftermath of the Asian tsunami. One of his reports on the tsunami was recognized with a Quill award for best news story. He also helped to produce a DVD to help news professionals cope with the aftermath of traumatic stories.