Nick Lazaredes – Video Journalist

NickLazaredeshasspenthisentirecareerdevotedtobroadcasting–startingasacadetwithABCRadioinBrisbanein1985,followedbyseveralyearsreportingthroughoutAustraliaforthe”Countrywide”and”Landline”programsonABC-TV.

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In1992hewonAustralia'snationalDalgetyawardforRuralTVjournalism.

JustmonthsafterthecollapseoftheSovietUnion,NickmovedtoMoscow,whereheestablishedaTVProductioncompany,travelingextensivelyinRussia,Latvia,Kyrgyzstan,UzbekistanandAfghanistanreportingfortelevisioncurrentaffairsprogramsinBritain,Germany,FranceandtheNetherlands.

Later,NickwasthefirstforeignertoestablishapermanentmarketpresenceinRussia'svirginTelevisionindustry-distributingtelevisionprogramsfromAustralia,BritainandtheUnitedStatestoTVnetworksthroughoutRussiaandtheCommonwealthofIndependentstates.

NickreturnedtoAustraliain2000,initiallyworkingasareporterforSBSTVWorldNewsinSydney,andlaterasapoliticalcorrespondentinCanberra,beforejoining,Datelinein2001.

Inhis7yearswiththeprogram,NickhasfilmedandproducedreportsfromlocationsasdiverseasMadagascar,Moldova,Morocco,Georgia,Kyrgyzstan,RussiaandEasterIslandaswellasproducinganumberofinvestigativereportsfromGreece,TheNetherlands,Pakistan,Italy,Ukraine,theUKandtheUnitedStates.

HespeaksRussian,andhasastronginterestininternationalstrategicaffairs,counter-intelligenceandinvestigativejournalism.Outsideofwork,asalongtimecarerforhisautisticson,NickhasdevelopedastronginterestinadvocatingfortherightsoftheDisabledandraisingawarenessaboutAutism.

In2005hewasawardedtheNewYorkFestivalsSilverWorldMedalforBestNewsandDocumentarySpecial,andin2006hewasawardedtwoNewYorkFestivalsBronzeMedals;forBestNewsDocumentarySpecial,andBestSocialAffairsDocumentary.

In2007hewasafinalistintheNewYorkFestivalscategoryforBestNewsReporter/CorrespondentforhiscoverageofthearmedconflictbetweenIsraelandHezbollah,andthebombingofBeirutinAugust2006.