Michael Young is a freelance media consultant who has worked in the newspaper industry for more than thirty years in London and Australia. He was a journalist at The Times in London, and was one of the founding editors of the award-winning The Times Saturday Review magazine, and its pictorial editor.
In 1991 he moved to Australia where he now lives and works. He was Associate Editor of Melbourne's Herald Sun and for seven years pictorial editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. He is the author of the Guide to the Botanical Gardens of Great Britain and is a mature graduate of both the University of London (History of Art) and the Open University (Humanities).