Erik Jensen is the founding editor of The Saturday Paper and editor-in-chief of Schwartz Media. He has previously worked at The Sydney Morning Herald, where he won the Walkley Award for Young Print Journalist of the Year and the United Nations Association of Australia’s Media Peace Award. His first book, Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen, won the Nib Prize for Literature and was shortlisted for the Walkley Book Award and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. A film of the book, for which he cowrote the screenplay, won The Age Critics Prize at the Melbourne International Film Festival. He is also the author of On Kate Jennings and Quarterly Essay 74: The Prosperity Gospel. Erik was appointed as a small publisher Member of Press Council in August 2019.