Hamish Macdonald is an award-winning foreign correspondent and news presenter on TEN, covering wars, disasters and major world events. In 2012, Hamish launched and presented the new-look TEN Late News and is presenting and a co-executive producer for an innovative new series, “The Truth is”, for TEN in 2013. Hamish also worked on several news specials for the network in 2012 and presented from the London Olympics. He continues to make regular appearances on The Project.
During 2012, Hamish and Sam Clark received a coveted Walkley Award and a Human Rights Television Award for “Age of Uncertainty”, a report on ‘The Project’ that examined the case of Ali Jasmin, an Indonesian child serving five years in a maximum security adult prison in WA for people smuggling – accepted as an adult on the basis of a wrist X-ray.
He has spent extended periods reporting on the war in Afghanistan, street riots across Asia and has investigated border incursions between India and China. Since leaving Australia in 2003, Hamish has met and interviewed some of the world’s most famous figures. Hamish will enter another dangerous environment as he lines up on the grid at this year’s Mazda6 Celebrity Challenge.
My first car was?
Retrieved from the scrap heap and I called it Alf
Rank your general road driving ability (1-10)
I don't own a car, nor drive very often, so probably a 2
The person I would like to beat the most is?
Magdalena Roze, because I'll never hear the end of it if she beats me!
Who do you think will damage their car first?
There is no question in my mind that it will be Lehmo!
Where do you think you will place?
Ill be happy as long as I don’t come last