Corinne Podger

senior manager programs and education Walkley Foundation for Journalism

Corinne Podger is Senior Manager for Programs and Education at the Walkley Foundation for Journalism.

She has worked in the media sector for more than 30 years as an journalist, educator, lecturer, and author and provided training consultancy to support learning outcomes and professional development for thousands of reporters in more than 60 countries. Her consultancy clients have included BBC Media Action, Thomson Reuters Foundation, WAN-IFRA, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, CNN, Forbes, the World Federation of Science Journalists, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Women in News, multiple divisions of the United Nations, and the World Health Organisation.

Corinne is an accredited trainer with the Solutions Journalism Network, and for the BBC and Reuters. Her specialisms include digital-first newsgathering, online verification, mobile journalism, social multimedia production, podcasting and audio storytelling, and strategic audience engagement that drives brand awareness and media revenue. She has also worked extensively with science and public health organisations to tackle misinformation and disinformation, and to improve solutions-focused coverage and public awareness of climate change, biodiversity, and just transitions.

She has also lectured in digital journalism at the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne, and guest-lectured at multiple universities in Europe, North America, Africa, and South-East Asia. She serves as a judge for the WAN-IFRA World Digital Media Awards, and the Publisher Podcast Awards. Corinne holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Cambridge (UK).

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