Australian journalist, author, and television presenter known for hosting George Negus Tonight, 6:30 with George Negus, and Dateline.
He attended the University of Queensland and majored in arts and journalism. He taught high school before transitioning to a career in journalism.
He published several bestselling books, including The World from Islam and The World from DownUnder - A Chat with Recent History.
He married journalist Kirsty Cockburn, with whom he co-authored a series of children's books.
Carrie Brickmore also became a well-known Australian journalist.