Antonio Castillo, PhD, is a journalist and academic based in Hong Kong. As a journalist he has worked in news wire services, magazines, newspapers and radio. In 1994 he received an “Honorable Mention” in the International Award for Solidarity with Refugees (International Catholic Union of the Press – UCIP). In Australia Antonio has worked for SBS and ABC. He has worked in Latin America, Asia and Australia.
He is the author of Journalism in the Chilean Transition to Democracy, published in 2009. He is also the co-author of Cosmopolitan Sydney (Pluto Press 1998) and Looking Both Ways: Western Sydney and the Media (Ethnic Affairs Commission, 2000). Antonio is also the author of Testigos Molestos (Undesirable Witnesses, CEDIC 1983), published in Spanish. He is currently researching a book on journalists, exile and memory.
Antonio is one of the founding editors of Global Media Journal, Australian edition (GMJ). At GMJ he is the Book Review Editor. He is also part of the editorial committee of the Iberian and Latin American Studies Journal.