Mobile Journalism Trainer and Media Development Practitioner in Melbourne, Australia
I am a high energy, results-driven digital storytelling teacher and consultant with unique, versatile experience built through a combination of senior editorial, post-secondary teaching and international development roles.
Since 2013 I have worked as a journalism training designer for high-profile news brands including Reuters, the Financial Times and the BBC, and have taught audio-visual storytelling to communicators at companies and NGOs. Recent clients include the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union, BBC Media Action, Thomson Reuters Foundation, the World Health Organisation, Price Waterhouse Coopers, the European Commission, Oxfam, the World Federation of Science Journalists, International Fund for Agricultural Development, and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
My teaching is based on an ongoing career as a journalist that spans 30 years and covers TV, online, radio, print and social media, primarily for the BBC and ABC Australia.
I am a recognised thought leader on mobile journalism and social media. I lecture in Digital and Mobile Journalism at the University of Melbourne, and speak regularly at conferences and write about mobile journalism for the International Journalists Network (IJNet), Journalism.Co.Uk and the European Journalism Observatory.
I am highly motivated to support learning outcomes for my clients, and operate a multi-level pricing so that no matter where you are in the world, and whether you're working solo or are part of a team at a large media house or organisation, I can help you build the skills to tell your stories professionally and authentically, and use those stories to build and grow relationships with your audience and clients.