Charles Anderson

Charles Anderson’s work has appeared in the International New York Times, the Guardian, the Sydney Morning Herald and National Geographic Traveller.

He has worked in Africa, Indonesia, East Timor, Thailand and India - covering everything from food crises and peacekeeping to the sex trafficking and kickboxing.

He won the 2014 Canon Media Award for Innovation in Multimedia Storytelling, the 2015 Newspaper Feature Writer of the Year and was the 2012 Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year. 

Festival sessions held

Longform Journalism Panel 

Longform journalists Naomi Arnold, Charles Anderson, Nikki Macdonald & Mike White.

Four of New Zealand's leading journalists discuss how to tell stories in depth in an age of clickbait, and the role of new techniques such as podcasts.