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Walkley Award winning journo Adam Walters joins Ten Eyewitness News from Seven

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Network Ten has recruited Walkley Award-winning journalist Adam Walters from Seven as a senior reporter for Ten Eyewitness News.

The move comes just over a year after Ten axed a large chunk of its news department in a bid to cut costs amid plummeting ratings, but in recent months the network has seen an improvement in both ratings and ad revenues.

Walters joins Ten from Seven where he has worked for the last five years, during which he picked up the Walkley Award for Excellence in Television News Reporting, for reports on the NSW government ignoring advisers and allowing a monopoly on the sale of ethanol.

One of his most famous and controversial reports was the 2010 expose of transport minister David Campbell’s “double life” as a bisexual man, using a hidden camera to capture footage of him coming out of a gay sauna after tailing him there.

Walters said in a statement: “I am delighted to be joining Network Ten and look forward to making my contribution to the team. I am happy to be reuniting with my highly respected colleagues in Ten news management.”

Network Ten network news director John Choueifate said in a statement: “I have worked with Adam for over 30 years and he has never let me down. He is a fearless, thorough journalist who has a reputation for breaking stories. He will be a welcome addition to Ten Eyewitness News First At Five.”

Walter is also the NSW journalism Kennedy Awards Director.

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