Pat Abboud

Journalist, Creator, Producer | Pat Abboud


Pat Abboud is a Walkley-award winning journalist, documentary director and TV/ Radio host. Pat is a 3-time winner at the New York Festivals TV & Radio Awards, a Walkley Foundation /Media Diversity Australia, and Kennedy Award recipient. Pat’s been nominated for LGBTQIA+ Presenter of the Year twice, the prestigious Rose D’Or in Europe and SXSW’s Innovation Award. Pat is the founder of Only Human, a production company making original factual films, television, podcasts and interactive documentaries. Pat’s latest queer true crime series, ‘The Greatest Menace’ journeys behind the bars of "the world’s only gay prison” - a prison in a tiny Australian town with a dark secret. His investigation into what happened inside reveals the full story for the first time. This incredible series takes you from underground nightclubs to hidden sex haunts, to remote parts of New Zealand, England and the USA. You’ll find yourself entangled in a police cover up, a case of wrongful conviction and a human experiment that didn’t go to plan. At the centre of it all was a covert NSW government operation to eradicate 'the greatest menace to society': homosexuality. Pat is the co-creator, co-writer, co-producer and host of the series.


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