Phil Taylor is a Weekend Herald and New Zealand Herald senior staff writer. He has 30 years’ experience on newspapers, including in Sydney and London, and joined the Herald in 2004. Taylor writes on a broad range of topics. He is a former winner of Reporter of the Year, Feature Writer of the Year and Sports Reporter of the Year. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics and a post-graduate Diploma in Journalism, both from the University of Canterbury. Taylor has been awarded journalism fellowships to Green College, Oxford University, and Wolfson College, Cambridge University.