21 June 2012
Expert comment on media industry changes
Alexandra Wake has been a journalist for 25 years and is a lecturer in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University.
Alex has extensive experience as a senior daily newspaper journalist in Queensland and Ireland and spent seven years at the ABC working in radio, television and online.
She spent time training journalists at the South African Broadcasting Corporation and three years as a journalism educator at Dubai Women's College in the United Arab Emirates.
Alex also worked for three years as a senior media advisor for a Queensland government minister.
She still works as a freelance editor and news reader at Radio Australia (the ABC's international broadcaster).
Alex is completing her PhD looking at journalism education conducted by Australians and New Zealanders and is particularly interested in new ways of teaching journalism.
She is an executive member of the Journalism Educators of Australia and a member of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance.
For interviews: Alex Wake is working from home today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday) and can be contacted on (03) 9391 7883, 0423 054 327, or email@example.com RMIT office (03) 9925 9749.
For general media enquiries: RMIT University, Marketing and Communications, Kevin Slack, (03) 9925 1639 or 0439 499 008