About this Speaker
Nicola has been involved in community broadcasting since 1978 when she first went to air as a media student in Bathurst. She has worked in paid positions at 4ZZZ, 2SER and Radio Skid Row. She has also worked for the National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council (NEMBC) and Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA). More recently she has been the CEO of the CMTO.
Nicola is a highly experienced radio broadcaster and producer specialising in diversity and youth markets. She is an award winning producer and leader in the field of diversity and the media. She is also an experienced media trainer and training manager.
Her work aims to contribute to research about race representation in the Australian media through an examination of the creative work of audio producers from minority communities. It raises questions about how we have come to listen to race as a nation and how minority producers negotiate these listening practices.