Paul Donoughue is a journalist from Australia. He was a music writer before becoming a reporter with The Courier-Mail and Sunday Mail newspapers in Brisbane and the magazine U on Sunday. He is currently a reporter with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. His freelance work has appeared in The Guardian, The AustralianGood WeekendCrikey, The Big IssueKillings, Voiceworks and IndieBerlin, among others. In 2011, he was a finalist in the Queensland Media Awards for news writing.