Matt Mckenzie

Senior journalist Matt Mckenzie worked for Business News from 2014 to 2023. He covered economics, resources, energy, major projects, and insolvencies; at times he was also responsible for manufacturing, agribusiness, politics and technology. Matt was editor of the Limitless and Cutting Edge publications, and for a period cohosted the At Close of Business podcast.

In 2018, Matt won a WA Media Award for business reporting, while in 2022, he won the AMEC excellence in journalism award for revealing huge delays to project approvals.

He also jointly won two AABP awards in 2022: with Jesinta Burton for coverage of the Pindan collapse; and with Jordan Murray and Jesinta for a podcast on the Belmont Park racecourse redevelopment.

A University of Western Australia graduate in economics and politics, he has been on the board of a community radio station and the finance committee of a local non-profit. Matt would also like to declare he is a member of a political party.


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