Shona MartynCEO: Walkley Foundation for Journalism
Dr Marcus BowlesDirector: Institute of Working Futures
Karen is President of MEAA (elect) and a Director of the Walkley Foundation. She is Chair of the Dart Centre Asia-Pacific which focuses on trauma and journalism.
Karen PercyMEAA President & Freelance Journalist
Karina is a co-founder at Red Brick Road Group, a distillery in Deloraine, Tasmania and was part of the successful bid for Launceston as a City of Gastronomy.
Karina DambergsFounder and Winemaker - Red Brick Road Cider
Rachel SmithFounder of Rachel's List
Susie BowerChief Executive Officer BBAMZ Ltd
Fran Molloy is an Australian journalist and author, journalism academic and founder of the Freeline forum for independent journalists in Australia.
Fran MolloyFreelance Journalist & MEAA representative
Eric BlackBusiness Development Manager
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Corinne has worked as a multi-platform journalist for 20-odd years, She has also worked in the UK with Reuters and the BBC, designing and delivering journalism training in developing countries.
Corinne PodgerDirector: Digital Skills Agency
Fran AustinFounder & Winemaker: Delamere Vineyard
Marina Pullin is an accomplished management consultant with broad international work experience and specialises in complex organisational redesign with technology integration
Marina PullinDirector: Jungal
Martin is a writer and editor at the Australian Financial Review and has close to 30 years experience in journalism, working on newspapers in Sydney, London and Hong Kong.
Martin NewmanJournalist and Lecturer
Meredith is an Interaction Design Science specialist and worked extensively as an actor and writer in the TV, film, stage, and radio industries for over 20 years
Meredith CastlesInteraction Design Science Specialist
Nina HendyJournalist & Founder: The Freelance Collective
Northern Sound SystemMusic Entrepreneurs
Regina LovicContent creator & social media manager
Having been responsible for launching the international careers of numerous directors including Alex Proyas (iRobot, Dark City and Gods of Egypt), Alan White (Erskinville Kings) and commercial director, Jeff Darling, Andrew has helmed and worked with some of the world's most innovative and successful production companies.
Andrew McPhailProduction Investment Manager - ScreenTas
Bec Adamczewski is a graphic designer, illustrator and educator. Bec’s work revolves around community, providing places for expression and reaffirming shared creative practice.
Bec AdamczewskiFreelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer
Bonnie manages the grants program of the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas and is also Commissioning Editor of the News in Asia report.
Bonnie BleyGrants Manager: Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism & Ideas
Dr Tristan Richards is the Convenor for Tassie Women in Innovation and Technology and works for Premier and Cabinet on their digital security learning program.
Dr Tristan RichardsCyber awareness & digital security
Genevieve Cother is Business Development Manager for The Action Learning Institute (ALI), a private research and training startup using principles of action learning and human-centred design to develop an alternative vocational education model.
Genevieve CotherBusiness Development Manager: ALM
Katya WachtelEditor in Chief: Broadsheet
Samrat GhoshFreelance YouTube Content Creator
Sarah Norris is a food, culture and travel writer with more than 20 years of experience. She is national editor of Broadsheet and prior to that was the Sydney editor.
Sarah NorrisNational Editor: Broadsheet
Ben Gunn is co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Fabulate, a technology company that makes the end-to-end marketing process for brands, creative freelancers, and distribution partners easier.
Ben GunnFabulate co-founder
Ben SmithLive Events Coordinator
Bianca NilssonMusic entrepreneur
Evan currently works at Northern Sound System finding innovative mediums to ignite passion and creativity in young people through Music, Gaming, Visual FX and Live Streaming.
Evan DalziellYouth Work Specialist
With a respectable knowledge and passion for the local music industry, Hannah has experience liaising and working with both national and international artists.
Hannah WeeksTrainer: Northern Sound System
In May 2021, Janie was elected to state government as a Labor member for Bass, taking on the portfolio responsibilities of Small Business, Startups and Primary Industries and Wate
Janie FinlayMember for Bass
Lisa BakerManager: Northern Sound System
Stand up comedian and the mind behind the mildly successful Launceston Memes FB page. Having performed all across the state for the last five years. His comedy has been described as playful and sweetly subversive.