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Kellie Riordan

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Manager, ABC Audio Studios
Brisbane
Kellie Riordan is the Manager of ABC Audio Studios, a podcast production house responsible for some of Australia’s most popular podcasts including Conversations, Short & Curly, The Real Thing, Earshot, and Motormouth. Kellie has previously been a trainer and leader for several ABC Radio teams, specialising in both talent development and editorial standards. Kellie was a visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute for Journalism at Oxford University in 2014, where she published a widely-regarded paper on editorial standards in the digital age. The paper was featured by Nieman Lab (Harvard), BBC 4, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, and ABC Radio National. Kellie began her career as a journalist with ABC News Online in 1997 before becoming a radio reporter with ABC News. In 1999, she was short-listed for the prestigious Andrew Olle scholarship for young Australian journalists. She’s won two Queensland Media Awards, two OPSO Media Awards, and was named ABC Radio’s Producer of the Year in 2007. Kellie has worked as an executive producer of both the current affairs program Mornings and was the founding producer of the award-winning Conversations with Richard Fidler. Prior to that Kellie was a presenter with ABC Coast FM and also a reporter with Triple J’s current affairs program Hack. Kellie began her career in management in 2007 when appointed the Content Director of metropolitan radio station 612 ABC Brisbane. Kellie has also been a freelance sub-editor at the Edinburgh Evenings News in Scotland, a contributing editor for Fodor’s Travel Guide (published by Random House), a freelance writer for Time Off magazine and The Sunday Mail, and a journalism tutor at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the University of Queensland (UQ). She holds a Bachelor of Business degree (journalism major) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and a Diploma of Management.

My Moderators Sessions

Friday, August 25
 

12:10