Eleanor Bell FoxMultimedia Editor The Center for Public Integrity
Eleanor Bell is an investigative reporter as well as a video journalist, broadcaster and multimedia producer. She joined the team in April 2014 as the Center’s Multimedia Editor. Originally from New Zealand, Eleanor worked for many years at the ABC, Australia’s national public broadcaster where, in 2011, her investigative multimedia report into urban social disadvantage was awarded Australia’s highest journalism honor, the Walkley Award. In 2012 she was an award judge. Another investigation exposed unlawful and predatory behavior by mobile phone carriers in minority communities and was used as evidence by Australia’s consumer watchdog to prosecute the company. Her multiplatform report into the emerging practice of gene patents sparked a Senate inquiry and was nominated for a UN Environmental Reporting award. Eleanor has received a coveted UN Media Peace Award for her digital journalism and was named the 2011 Australian Council of Deans of Education Young Journalist of the Year.