NITV has announced that Wiradjuri woman Rae Johnston will be joining the NITV News and current affairs team on 2nd December.
Junkee editor and former co-host of NITV’s The Point and Rewired, joins the channel as on-air talent in the role of Science and Technology Editor, in addition to multi platform reporting.
Rae is a multi-award-winning journalist, broadcaster, voice actor and MC. As a leading contributor to the STEM community, she brings extensive experience and knowledge in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, Indigenous affairs and the broadcast media sector to her new role at
Tanya Orman, NITV Channel Manager, said: “Rae brings an authentic voice to news and current affairs and the issues that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to face in our current climate. We’re very much looking forward to welcoming her to our trusted team of Indigenous journalists”
Rae commented, “I’ve been working with NITV for three years now, and to be officially joining the family as Science and Technology Editor really is a dream come true. “I can bring my passion for video games, gadgets, space and STEM to an audience that I know and love in new and exciting ways. The cross-platform nature of this role means stories can sit where they are best told, be it television, online or even a podcast, and I get to do it all alongside some of my favourite journalists.”