Storyology 2015: Speakers

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Check back to this page: This list will grow as we confirm more speakers and add profile pages for each person. The program is subject to change.

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If you are a speaker and would like to correct or change something, please email us kate.golden@walkleys.com and we’ll fix it.

Patrick Abboud

Host, reporter, filmmaker
SBS TV
Panel: Be funny, be fierce: Lessons from Black Comedy (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Richard Aedy

Presenter
ABC RN, The Media Report
Panel: Short & curlies: Ethical conundrums solved before your eyes (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Selwa Anthony

Literary agent
Author Management Agency
Your future book: The next chapter in publishing (Fri 13 Nov)
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Dan Archer

Comic artist
Freelance (UK)
Building A World: Immersive Storytelling keynote (Thurs 12 Nov), Interactive Storytelling masterclass (Fri 13 Nov), Storyboarding and sketching workshop (Sat 14 Nov)
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Kylie Boltin

Executive producer, Documentaries & Drama Online, SBS
SBS TV
Master class: Choose your own adventure: audience engagement & telling complex stories on line (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Alisa Bowen

Group director, Digital Product & Development
News Corp Australia
Panel: Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies (Fri 13 Nov)
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Robyn Butler

Writer, actor & producer
GristMill
Keynote: Now add funny: Tales from the telly (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Ross Coulthart

Investigative reporter
Nine Network, 60 Minutes
Master class: Digging, dead-drops and data: Investigative journalism skills (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Matt Davis

Shooter/producer
ABC TV Foreign Correspondent
Master class: Hey mister VJ: Videojournalism structure, style and stories (Fri 13 Nov)
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Tim Duggan

Publisher
Junkee Media
Panel: Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies (Fri 13 Nov)
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Dave Earley

Audience editor
Guardian Australia
Metroscreen workshop: Harnessing analytics, engagement and social media (Fri 13 Nov)
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Wesley Enoch

Artistic Director
Sydney Festival
Panel: Past tense: Interpreting histories (Fri Nov 13)
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Nick Evershed

Data journalist
Guardian Australia
Storyology Plus workshop: Digital investigative journalism skills (Wed 11 Nov)
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Ellen Fanning

Journalist
Freelancer
In conversation: When to sit back, and when to bite: The art of the interview (Fri 13 Nov)
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Paul Farrell

Journalist
Guardian Australia
Storyology Plus workshop: Digital investigative journalism skills (Wed 11 Nov), Digging, dead-drops and data: Investigative journalism skills (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Adele Ferguson

Investigative journalist
The Age
Keynote: Deep impact: When making great journalism makes a difference (Fri 13 Nov)
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Sarah Ferguson

Reporter
ABC
In conversation: When Sarah met George: Getting nasty and nice with our political masters (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Peter FitzSimons

Author and journalist
Freelance
Panel: Past tense: Interpreting histories (Fri Nov 13)
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Peter Fray

Incoming head of journalism
University of Technology, Sydney
Panel: The innovator’s dilemma: Who has the write stuff? (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Jeremy Gilbert

Director of strategic initiatives
The Washington Post (US)
Keynote: Old dog, new tricks: The Washington Post’s marriage of storytelling and tech (Thurs 12 Nov), Panel: The innovator’s dilemma: Who has the write stuff? (Thurs 12 Nov), Storyology Plus workshop: Cracking code & interactive storytelling (Sat 14 Nov)
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Marina Go

General Manager; Walkley advisory board member
Hearst Bauer Media
Panel: The innovator’s dilemma: Who has the write stuff? (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Darren Goodsir

Editor
The Sydney Morning Herald
Panel: The innovator’s dilemma: Who has the write stuff? (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Michelle Gunn

Editor
The Weekend Australian
Panel: Short & curlies: Ethical conundrums solved before your eyes (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Conal Hanna

Head of audience and digital strategy
Fairfax Media
Panel: Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies (Fri 13 Nov)
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Rebecca Kaiser

Editorial director
Allen & Unwin
Your future book: The next chapter in publishing (Fri 13 Nov)

Aine Kerr

Managing editor
Storyful
Keynote: Lightbulb moment: Five lessons you can learn right now from Storyful (Thurs 12 Nov), Storyology Plus workshop: Verification & User Generated Content (Wed 11 Nov)
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Mark Kramer

Writer and professor
Boston University
Master class: Writing the #longread: Modern long-form storytelling techniques (Fri 13 Nov)
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Alex Lee

Politics reporter
BuzzFeed News
Panel: Short & curlies: Ethical conundrums solved before your eyes (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Matt Levinson

Communications manager
Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore
Panel: Storytelling for a cause: Non-profits, advocacy and public interest (Fri 13 Nov)
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Luke Lewis

Executive editor
BuzzFeed UK
Keynote: From Middle Class Problems to Newsnight scoops (via the Milifandom) (Fri 13 Nov)
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Nakkiah Lui

Writer and actor
Black Comedy
Panel: Be funny, be fierce: Lessons from Black Comedy (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Malarndirri McCarthy

Senior journalist and presenter
NITV
Panel: Past tense: Interpreting histories (Fri Nov 13)
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Kate McClymont

Investigative journalist; chair, Walkley advisory board
The Sydney Morning Herald
Master class: Digging, dead-drops and data: Investigative journalism skills (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Kim McKay

Executive director and CEO
Australian Museum
Panel: Storytelling for a cause: Non-profits, advocacy and public interest (Fri 13 Nov)
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George Megalogenis

Author and journalist
Freelance
In conversation: When Sarah met George: Getting nasty and nice with our political masters (Thurs 12 Nov), Election stories: Are we getting the politics we deserve? (Fri 13 Nov)
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Caro Meldrum-Hanna

Investigative journalist
Four Corners, ABC TV
Master class: Digging, dead-drops and data: Investigative journalism skills (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Gaven Morris

Director
ABC News
Panel: Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies (Fri 13 Nov)
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Kate Moore

Media and communications manager
UNICEF Australia
Panel: Storytelling for a cause: Non-profits, advocacy and public interest (Fri 13 Nov)
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Julian Morrow

Journalist and comedian
The Chaser
Election stories: Are we getting the politics we deserve? (Fri 13 Nov)
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Laurie Oakes

Political editor; Walkley trustee
Nine Network
Election stories: Are we getting the politics we deserve? (Fri 13 Nov)
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Isabelle Oderberg

National social media lead
Australian Red Cross
Panel: Storytelling for a cause: Non-profits, advocacy and public interest (Fri 13 Nov), Metroscreen workshop: Making your content work on social (Fri 13 Nov)
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Amy O'Leary

Editorial director
Upworthy
Storyology Plus workshop: Deep dive: Harnessing data & narrative techniques for digital storytelling (Wed 11 Nov), Keynote: Reading the readers: Putting data to work (Thurs 12 Nov), Master class: Reader analytics: Deep cuts (Thurs 12 Nov), Panel: Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies (Fri 13 Nov)
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Campbell Reid

Group editorial director
News Corp Australia
Panel: The innovator’s dilemma: Who has the write stuff? (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Hugh Riminton

Political editor
Network Ten
Panel: Short & curlies: Ethical conundrums solved before your eyes (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Jim Roberts

Executive editor & chief content officer
Mashable
Master class: The following: Building engagement with social media (Thurs 12 Nov), Keynote: Keep the change: The power of embracing disruption (Fri 13 Nov)
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Kaitlyn Sawrey

Producer
ABC Radio First Run
Meet the makers: Behind a smash hit podcast (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Kath Shelper

Producer
Scarlett Pictures
Panel: Be funny, be fierce: Lessons from Black Comedy (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Angela Stengel

Digital product manager
ABC Radio
Meet the makers: Behind a smash hit podcast (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Danny Teece-Johnson

Videojournalist
NITV
Master class: Hey mister VJ: Videojournalism structure, style and stories (Fri 13 Nov)
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Neil Varcoe

Partnerships director, Australia
Storyful
Storyology Plus workshop: Verification & User Generated Content (Wed 11 Nov)
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Ian Walker

Executive Producer
ABC Radio First Run
Meet the makers: Behind a smash hit podcast (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Lisa Wilkinson

Journalist and presenter; Walkley advisory board member
Today, Nine Network
In conversation: When to sit back, and when to bite: The art of the interview (Fri 13 Nov)
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Sue Williams

Author

Your future book: The next chapter in publishing (Fri 13 Nov)
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Iain Wilson

Audio producer
FOTW Audio Productions
Metroscreen workshop: Audio editing with Hindenburg (Thurs 12 Nov)
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Susan Wyndham

Literary editor
The Sydney Morning Herald
Your future book: The next chapter in publishing (Fri 13 Nov)
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Wendy Zukerman

presenter, Science Vs
The ABC
Meet the makers: Behind a smash hit podcast (Thurs 12 Nov)
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