Rachael Brown is a broadcast journalist. In 2002, after graduating from RMIT, she began her career with the ABC, where she has held several postings, including Europe Correspondent from 2010 to 2013. In 2008, she won her first Walkley Award for Best Radio Current Affairs Report, for her investigation into the Victorian Medical Practitioners Board whose negligence contributed to the sexual assaults of a dozen women.
Trace won the 2017 Walkley Award for Innovation, and has recently sparked a fresh coronial inquest into the 38-year-old cold case of Maria James. The podcast also won two 2017 Quill Awards: for Innovation, and for Best Podcast. Rachael lives in Melbourne, Victoria.