I was the Executive Producer and host for Fourth Estate, 2SER’s journalism and media affairs show in 2017. I led a small production team in selecting topics, researching booking guests and writing the script for the show.
Audiocraft Podcast Festival is the most important event of the year for audio makers and podcast fans seeking to connect and collaborate with Australia’s passionate audio community.
At the 2019 I festival, I chaired a panel titled Stories and squiggly lines with multi-disciplinary artist and musician, Becky Sui Zhen, and Sam Haren, artistic director of Sandpit.
We spoke American Public Radio’s Shanghai Correspondent Rob Schmitz at the 2017 Sydney Writers’ Festival about how to report on China’s economy when the country’s leading politicians admit GDP figures are mostly ‘man-made’ and why Rob has higher hopes for Chinese millennials than American.
John Eligon is the New York Times race reporter based in Kansas City, Missouri. Host Olivia Rosenman spoke to Eligon about his collaboration with ABC Foreign Correspondent, Through American Eyes. Eligon’s impressions and observations from his trip around the country, from Sydney to Kununurra, Brisbane to Murray Island, make for thought provoking listening.
An interview with Andrew Quilty, who has covered Afghanistan since late 2013, when he arrived to work as a photojournalist just as NATO troops were beginning to withdraw. In the four years since, he has captured the ongoing conflict there with stunning photography that documents the trauma of a 40 year war and the impact of extremist groups and foreign forces in the country. His work won him the 2016 Gold Walkley for Excellence in Australian journalism.
Broadcast from the Walkley’s 2017 Storyology conference, host Olivia Rosenman spoke with a panel of four of the world’s top investigative journalists about how they decide which topics to pursue and whether the end always has to justify the means. With Aaron Glantz, senior reporter with Reveal from the US Center for Investigative Reporting, Gerard Ryle, Director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Kate McClymont, Fairfax Media senior journalist and Siddharth Varadarajan, Founding Editor of The Wire in India.
Jenn White, host of the recent NPR podcast Making Oprah, stopped by the 2SER studio to talk podcasts, public media and the future of on-demand audio. Hosted by Olivia Rosenman.