Eurydice Aroney is a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of Technology Sydney and an award winning audio producer. Since the 1990’s Eurydice has been recording people, places and events from Sydney’s sex work scene and in 2015 she produced a one hour long documentary about the 1975 French sex workers strike. She wishes that there were more funny people making audio and thinks “storytelling” is overrated.
Jesse Cox currently produces This is About for ABC RN and runs RN’s fiction development via the Ian Reed Foundation. Before that, he hosted and produced Radiotonic and Long Story Short for RN, co-founded All the Best, and made the Third Coast Award winning stories The Real Tom Banks and Keep Them Guessing. His audio work has been performed or exhibited publicly at arts festivals, installations and live on stage, including the geo-locative audio drama for smartphones, Ghosts of Biloela and multimedia theatre work Wael Zuaiter Unknown.
Michael Green is a producer of The Messenger — a podcast about Abdul Aziz Muhamat and his life inside the Australian-run immigration detention centre on Manus Island. As a print journalist, Michael has written about environmental and social issues for The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Nature and Nautilus, among others. As coordinator of Behind the Wire he has produced a book and museum exhibition of people’s stories from detention, called They Cannot Take the Sky, both launched in March 2017.
Camilla Hannan is an Australian audio producer, sound artist, and field recordist. Her art and radio works have been exhibited, performed, installed and broadcast in Australia and internationally. Her radio work includes subjects such as women composers, city soundscapes and stargazing. Her sound art relies on a belief in abstraction and hyperreality. Underlying all her work is a deep fascination with the way we listen and how this listening impacts upon our micro and macro worlds.
Sophie Harper is the creator and producer of the podcast Not By Accident, a documentary series about choosing to become a single mother and coping with being one. It’s been featured in New Statesman’s 10 best podcasts of 2016 and listed as one of Australia’s best podcasts in the Guardian. Before getting into audio, Sophie was the Vice Principal and Documentary Teacher at the European Film College (Denmark), and before that she worked at Screen Australia and the Australian Film Commission. She lives in Canberra with her daughter Astrid.
Charmaine Ingram is the ABC Open Producer in Central Australia. She collaborates and mentors community members with an interest in media and helps produce video, radio and online content for the ABC. She's travelled through Normanton, The Kimberley's, East Arnhem Land, Cape York and throughout Central Australia. Charmaine is a Yidinji woman and her family come from the Cairns region in North Queensland. She has a deep passion for Indigenous issues and to also encourage other young Aboriginal people to work in media.
Lee Tran Lam runs The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry blog and podcast. She’s interviewed internationally renowned chefs (Massimo Bottura, Christina Tosi) and lesser-known-but-just-as-interesting locals for the podcast — which Time Out Sydney and SBS both called a “podcast we love”. She presents Local Fidelity on FBi radio and has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, Rolling Stone, The Big Issue and various publications. Her work has even appeared in Turkish Vogue, which is pretty funny if you’ve seen the state of her closet.
Belinda Lopez is a producer for ABC RN’s This is About podcast. Her audio pieces have been awarded prizes by the New York Festivals and the UN. She also helped make the Radio Netherlands Worldwide show The State We’re In, which had a focus on personal narratives and human rights. After many years back and forth overseas, she was delighted to work again in her local community of Sydney, as an EP for All the Best, and as an educator. She likes heaps of stuff apart from radio and some of those things are on her website.
Miles Martignoni works at the Guardian Australia as their podcast producer and teaches their Podcasting Masterclasses. He has worked at 2SER 107.3 for the past four years, creating training programs and directing digital content development. Miles has also taught audio production and journalism at Macquarie, Sydney and Wollongong Universities. He freelances regularly and past clients include Radio National, the WWF, Fairfax, Whooshkaa, the NRL, The Cancer Council and Sydney Festival. He recently started a production company to expand his freelance activities.
Jess O’Callaghan produces The Party Room with Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas — RN’s weekly podcast discussing the winners, losers, voter issues, and gossip from the corridors of Parliament House. She also produces radio and social media for RN Drive. Jess was previously the co-Executive Producer of All The Best, and a producer for the Rereaders podcast. Her writing and radio has appeared on the Meanjin podcast, Right Now, Something You Said, AWOL and Junkee.
Jess Ong is the Creative Producer of SPUN, a local storytelling night in Darwin and the host of SPUN's soon-to-be launched podcast. Having left her hometown of Darwin as soon as she finished high school, Jess studied and worked in Brisbane before moving to Mongolia. She begrudgingly returned to Darwin four years ago but now relishes it. Jess also works as a Communications Manager in both the arts and the private sector and moonlights in the world of freelance.
Megan Tan (USA) is a radio journalist and the host of Millennial — a Radiotopia podcast she produces out of her closet in Portland, Maine. She’s also worked alongside WNYC’s Radiolab, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Timber & Frame Media, and The Chautauquan Daily. As a radio host and producer she has been named a "29 Under-30 Powerhouses Poised To Change The World" by Refinery29 and has been recognised by The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, The AV Club, Medium, and The Guardian.