Lucie is an award-winning freelance investigative journalist, author and broadcaster based in Melbourne, Australia.
With a love for compassionate, hard-hitting story-telling Lucie has extensive wide-ranging international media experience in two hemispheres. Lucie has been a staff reporter for the Press Association and Daily Mail in London, Associate Editor of Marie Claire, Australia and a Senior Writer at News Corp.
Privileged to have been working in the front row of history for over 15 years, Lucie has reported on the death of Princess Diana in London and Paris, travelled to New York for 9/11, covered the London nail bombings and reported on the Catholic child abuse scandal in Australia.
Most notably, Lucie was the first journalist in the world to reveal to the public and the Catholic community world-wide that there was a secret police investigation into the third most powerful figure in the Vatican – Cardinal George Pell – regarding allegations of historic sexual abuse. She subsequently covered his legal case as a reporter for The New Daily and CNN.
Lucie’s book on the case, Fallen – The inside story of the secret trial and conviction of Cardinal George Pell, is published by Allen & Unwin in Australia and New Zealand on September 17 2019. Orders can be made worldwide through Book Depository.