Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly is a Walkley Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, academic, rock musician and former AFL mascot.

One of the hosts of Network Ten’s The Project, Waleed is well-known to RN audiences as the former host of RN Drive.

His social and political commentary has produced an award-winning book and multiple literary short-listings, and he appears in newspapers such as the Guardian, the Australian, the Sunday Times of India, the Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. Waleed is also currently a lecturer in politics at Monash University, working in their Global Terrorism Research Centre. When he’s not broadcasting or writing, Waleed is probably doing something musical. He is the guitarist and main songwriter for Melbourne band Robot Child.