About Austin Gerassimos Mackell
Austin G Mackell is an Australian freelance journalist with a special interest in the Middle East. He has reported from Lebanon during the 2006 Israeli invasion, Iran during the turbulent 2009 elections and recently moved to Cairo to report on the transition to democracy.
His work has been featured by outlets including New Matilda, Crikey!, The Diplomat, The Canberra Times, news.com.au, The Scotsman, The Guardian, New Humanist, CBC, CBS, Russia Today, Citizen Radio and many others. He tweets on @austingmackell and blogs at The Moon Under Water.