Terry Brown teaches Media History & the Ethics of News and Foundations of News units at the Melbourne campus. Terry was a senior journalist, columnist and colour writer with the Herald Sun, Australia’s best-selling daily newspaper, eventually leaving to write novels and to teach.
In his 25 years with The Sun and later The Herald Sun, he worked on almost every big story, major sporting and news event of the era, from the Hoddle and Queen St massacres of the late 1980s through the gangland wars to the Black Saturday fires. Exceptionally versatile, he has covered the Property, Industrial Relations and Religious Affairs rounds, 20 Melbourne Cups, State and Federal elections, served as News Ltd’s national Defence Correspondent and chief of staff.
He worked on the much loved A Place in The Sun and In Black and White columns, wrote features, editorials, news, colour and humour. Terry currently writes for sportshounds.com.au.