Leo Shanahan Books & Biography
Leo Shanahan is a journalist, writer and corporate consultant, and has most recently held positions as the Media Editor of The Australian and Chief Business Reporter for Sky News. Leo is a former senior reporter for The Australian and The Age newspapers in Sydney, Melbourne and the Canberra Parliamentary Press Gallery. He has interviewed the nation's leading CEOs and politicians, and has worked on assignments in Asia, the Middle East, North America and Europe. Leo is a multi-award winning journalist, including recipient of the News Award for Scoop of the Year, twice been nominated for the Walkley Award for business journalist of the year and won the National Press Club Financial Journalism for global and economic reporting. He has also served as Communications Director for one of the world's premier campaign and communications consultancies C T Group. He holds a law degree and an arts degree with honours from the Australian National University. Leo lives in Sydney with his partner and son.