Corinne Podger is a journalism educator and international media consultant. Before moving into journalism education in 2013, Corinne worked as a print, radio, television, social media and online journalist, primarily for the BBC World Service and ABC Australia.
She currently lectures in Digital and Mobile Journalism at the University of Melbourne and has guest-lectured on digital storytelling and mobile journalism at universities in Australia, Europe and the United States. As a consultant, Corinne designs and delivers journalism and digital skills training direct into newsrooms and via media development agencies and NGOs worldwide, including WAN-IFRA South Asia, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung’s Media Programme Asia, Learning Waves Ireland, Oxfam in the Pacific, Thomson Reuters Foundation and BBC Media Action.
Corinne is a recognised thought leader on digital storytelling and mobile journalism, and writes about these issues on an occasional basis for Journalism.Co.Uk, the International Journalists’ Network and the European Journalism Observatory.
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