Matthew Ricketson has worked on staff as a journalist atStandard News, The Age, The Australian, The Sunday Herald and Time Australia magazine.

Before taking up his position as Media and communications editor of The Age in June 2006, he ran the Journalism program at RMIT for 11 years. He has a Master of Arts (communication studies) from RMIT and is writing a PhD about book-length journalism at Monash University.

His biography of the Australian author Paul Jennings was published by Viking in 2000. He has written a textbook entitled Writing Feature Stories (Allen & Unwin) and has edited an anthology of journalism entitled The Best Australian Profiles (Black Inc).

Pieces by Matthew Ricketson

Born to win, with a little help
Edition 4: Making Perfect Bodies

The blind side
Edition 33: Such Is Life

Griffith Review