Tropic Now Reporter
Michael has been passionate about journalism for as long as he can remember.
Specialising in sports writing, he won an Australian Sports Commission best sports journalism award - widely recognised in the industry as the highest accolade a sports journalist can claim in Australia - in 2013 for an indepth feature story on NRL star Ben Barba.
He also won a Queensland multimedia award the same year for a story on ex-AFL star Adam Goodes and considers Daniel Lane, Gerard Whateley and James Knight among his mentors.
Michael was most recently a sports journalist at The Cairns Post and his work has been published in The Sun Herald, Guardian Australia online, AAP and other newspapers in both Queensland and New South Wales.