John A. Mizzi


John A. Mizzi (23/06/1925 – 05/02/2013) journalist born in Birkirkara.  Mizzi was educated at the Lyceum. He joined the Allied Malta Newspapers in 1947, serving as picture editor, news editor, features editor, news editor of the Times of Malta and The Sunday Times of Malta.

He has been Malta correspondent of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph (London) since 1962 and also served as local correspondent for British Union Press; International, Religious News Service, and U.P. International Television News.

He was member of the Institute of Journalists. Mizzi was group scout leader at St Aloysius College. He holds the medal of merit and bar of the Scouts Association. In 1995 he was awarded the Midalja għall-Qadi tar-Repubblika (MQR). Mizzi was the author of a number of books, and regular contributor to The Times and The Sunday Times. He also produced television documentaries.