Join new hosts – social commentator John Paul Janke and dynamic investigative journalist Rachael Hocking – for the weekly issues-based panel show that provides a fresh perspective on news and current affairs. Each week they will be joined by key commentators to wrestle with the stories and issues impacting First Australians. Thursdays 8.30pm on NITV (Channel[…]
The Healing Foundation is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation that partners with communities to address the ongoing trauma caused by actions like the forced removal of children from their families. Our work helps people create a different future. All three positions would sit within the Strategic and Public Communications team and all[…]
ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Caroline Jones Scholarship is set up to mark the extraordinary work of one of the ABC’s finest journalists and broadcasters. It aims to provide the opportunity for a passionate and talented Indigenous person who is aspiring to be a journalist. The successful candidate will be able to explore the art of[…]
The Media RING would like to sincerely thank our members and friends for joining us at NITV at SBS last Friday for our second Member Connect Event of 2018. The Indigenous Employment Workshop featured insights from Phillipa McDermott from ABC, Jess Barton from Google, Jake Thomson from AIME, Joshua Griffin from SBS and Richard Frankland[…]
About the cadetship
This twelve month cadetship is for recent graduates that aims to help you build your career in broadcast and online production. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on real television and radio shows, provide support and deliver quality media solutions to our audiences.
Friday, 2 March | 12.30pm – 2.30pm SBS, 14 Herbert St, Artarmon NSW 2064 The Media RING has committed to working better together to create pathways for Indigenous people to enter the media industry and grow successful and sustainable careers within it. You are invited to a bespoke Member Connect Event designed from your feedback to focus on employment[…]
Douglas Watkin is SQ’s new VP, Content (Indigenous Stories & Talent). Based in Brisbane, Douglas was born in Cairns, Far North Queensland. His broadcasting and filmmaking career began in television doing small news reports and producing various corporate videos, and has progressed to feature films, broadcast series and multimedia works for a range of clients and audiences. Douglas has been actively working in the film and television industry for over 20 years, including producing and directing multiple series for ABC and NITV. […]
Fuzzy Mac’s life is turned upside down when she discovers she can communicate with spirits on her 13th birthday! It’s hard enough navigating the highs and lows of becoming a teenager while living with your eccentric Nan and Pop. Throw in a host of needy spirits, mischievous totems and spooky ancestors, and you have a recipe for a whole lot of trouble! […]
Having been awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival in September and just one week later taking home the Platform award at the Toronto International Film Festival, Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country gold rush continues with a further nine festival appearances ahead of its 25 January 2018 Australian cinema release.
It’s important for our members to know and understand significant dates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Calendar. We encourage you to acknowledge and celebrate these dates with the team members in your organisations. […]
The Media RING was formed in 2008 and brings together many of Australia’s major media organisations with the shared purpose of developing and enhancing career opportunities for Indigenous Australians in the media. As industry leaders our aim is to build understanding through sharing knowledge, advocacy, and promoting the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories among our staff, our stakeholders and our audiences. The Media RING is a volunteer association of industry and screen organisations and the first industry group of its kind in Australia.
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