Mike White

Mike White has been a journalist for 20 years and has reported from many countries, including Afghanistan and Iraq.

Since 2003 he has been a staff writer and photographer for North & South magazine. In that time he has won more than 20 Qantas and Canon media awards, has been New Zealand Feature Writer of the Year three times, and received New Zealand's premier journalism award, the Wolfson Fellowship to Cambridge University.

He has also twice been the Cathay Pacific New Zealand Travel Writer of the Year. He lives in Wellington but travels extensively throughout New Zealand for North & South

Festival sessions held

Mike White interviewed authors in a series of sessions at the festival, and took part in the following session.

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.