Ken Piesse has had a lifetime in sports journalism as a writer, author, commentator and publisher. He specialises on cricket and Australian Rules football – all but one of his 72 published books being on his two favourite games.
If you like sport, you're likely to have at least one of Ken Piesse’s books on your bookshelves at home. His books have sold in the tens of thousands worldwide.
Ken first worked in Melbourne newspapers in 1973 for The Age before joining the Sporting Globe as chief cricket and football writer and the Sunday Observer as sports editor.
His awards and decorations include the Victorian Cricket Association’s Media Award (1995) for a two-part series on Shane Warne, and Cricket Victoria’s Television Award (2002) for the Best Feature Story (on Cameron White). He again won the major VCA media award in 2013 for a feature on one-Test Australian player and former teammate Bryce McGain.
Ken is the president of the Australian Cricket Society