Bill moved to an academic role as senior lecturer in journalism at Monash University in December 2008 after a three-decade career as an editor and senior reporter at The Age, The Sunday Age and The Herald. He is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and is on the board of the Public Interest Journalism Foundation. He has won numerous journalism awards and co-produced documentaries for SBS and the ABC.
Bill Birnbauer's Articles
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.