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Storyology is Australia’s premier festival of media and storytelling. Register and see the full site at walkleys.com/storyology15/. Bookmark the mobile site at storyology15.sched.org/mobile. And follow the conversation on Twitter at #Storyology.

Program updates for Friday: 
- Sydney Morning Herald’s innovation editor, Stephen Hutcheon, is replacing Conal Hanna on the Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies, and Amy O’Leary will not be appearing.
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Kate McClymont

Fairfax Media
Investigative journalist; Chair of Walkley advisory board
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Kate McClymont is an investigative journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 1981 with a BA (Hons) in English Literature and joined the Herald in 1985 as a graduate cadet. She later worked at the National Times followed by a two-year stint as a researcher at the ABC’s Four Corners before rejoining the Herald in 1990. She is a five-time winner of journalism’s most prestigious award, the Walkley, including the Gold Walkley (with Anne Davies) for her coverage of the Bulldogs salary cap rorts. She was named the 2012 NSW Journalist of the Year for her investigations into the Health Services Union and the business activities of former NSW Labor minister, Eddie Obeid.

Kate is also the recipient of numerous other awards including six Kennedy awards, the Australian Shareholders’ Association award for excellence in financial reporting, The NSW’s Law Society’s Golden Quill award for excellence in legal reporting and Australian Racing Writer of the Year. She also won the 2012 George Munster Award (with Linton Besser) for Independent Journalism. She was elected to the Senate of the University of Sydney in 2013 and is currently chair of the Walkley Advisory Board.

Kate McClymont in six words: Villains derailed, on her pen impaled.