Julian Rademeyer is an award-winning investigative journalist and Southern Africa editor of AfricaCheck.org. Over the past twenty years, he has written and worked for many of South Africa's major newspapers including City Press, Beeld, the Sunday Times, Pretoria News and The Herald. He has been a stringer for Reuters and freelanced for the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Associated Press.
Until he resigned to write Killing for Profit, he was chief reporter for Media24 Investigations. He has reported from some of the world's most troubled countries including Somalia, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Niger, Togo, Belarus, Egypt, Syria and Lebanon.
In 2005 he won the Vodacom Journalist of the Year award for print news, one of South Africa's most prestigious journalism awards. He was a recipient of the 2009 Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award for hard news. He has twice been a finalist for the Taco Kuiper Award, South Africa's leading investigative journalism prize. His work has also been published in the book Troublemakers: The Best of South Africa's Investigative Journalism. For more, visit Killingforprofit.com