Darren Curtis joined the Nine News Queensland team in 2010 and immediately played a prominent role in the Networks coverage of Queensland’s summer of disaster. Providing hours of live reports from the helicopter above Brisbane’s flooded suburbs and cyclone affected North Queensland communities. The Network was awarded a Logie for its outstanding journalism during the disaster broadcast.
Driven by a passion for news and providing a perspective all viewers can relate to and understand, Darren has been involved in some of the Networks broadcasts from Cyclone Ita and Yasi. The murder of Gold Coast policeman Damian Leeding. The trial and verdict of Daniel Morecombe’s killer, flood emergencies in Emerald, Theodore, Mackay, Maryborough, Townsville & Gympie and the mass evacuation of residents from the rooftops of their flooded Bundaberg homes in 2013.
Darren has been the Networks US Correspondent, covered a number of Royal Tours, the Sydney Olympics and delivered frontline reports on our troops serving in combat zones across Iraq and Afghanistan. Darren has also provided an insight into soldiers assisting the Solomon Islands and Timor Leste.
Darren won a Queensland Media Award in 2004 for his coverage of the Palm Island Riots and in 2016 for the Jakarta Terrorist Bombings.
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