Matt Preston is an award-winning food writer and television personality. He writes a national column for the Taste section of NewsCorp's metro newspapers, which is read by four million Australians every week. He is well known in Australia, and internationally, as a judge and co-host on MasterChef Australia. He is also a senior editor for Delicious and Taste magazines. Preston has appeared in seven series of the ratings juggernaut MasterChef Australia (total worldwide audience of 180 million) as well as one series each of Celebrity MasterChef, Junior MasterChef and MasterChef Allstars. Preston also co-hosted MasterChef: The Professionals with world-renowned chef Marco Pierre-White in 2014.