Ted McDonnell has spent his working career in the media. He is an award winning photojournalist and a highly regarded journalist. He is also strategic media & issues advisor having advised corporations & organisations in Australia, London & New York.
Ted has worked as a journalist for AAP (1980s), The Australian; Daily Telegraph; Sunday Telegraph (1980s) and The Age (1990s). He has also been a contributor to major news organisations and magazines around the world.
He is currently represented by NurPhoto.
In 2011, after more than a decade as a leading PR & Media Advisor, Ted returned to photojournalism. He had not touched a camera for a decade, however, his eye and natural skills have resurfaced to a point where he is winning awards for his work worldwide.
Ted takes on editorial & documentary assignments for newspapers and magazines from around the world. He also offers his services, be it journalism; photojournalism or media advice on a ProBono, to charities & NGOs. He dedicated in helping those who are powerless to help themselves such as children in orphanages and/or children & their parents in countries facing crisis.
His goal is to deliver words & images from a 'different point of view' that return long term results...
In 2014, he was awarded 1st place in the International Loupe Awards for PhotoJournalism for one of his images from Timor Leste; as well as gaining 1st place in the Press – Performing Arts category of the Prix de la Photographie, Paris, for a series on Leonard Cohen.