Digital multimedia educator and consultant
Corinne Podger is a digital multimedia educator and consultant specializing in mobile journalism, digital innovation, audience engagement, and journalism revenue models.
Since 2013 she has designed and delivered professional development programs for journalists and communicators in more than 20 countries on behalf of national and international learning providers including the World Association of Newspaper Editors, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Learning Waves Ireland, BBC Media Action, the World Federation of Science Journalists, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Women in News. She has also provided innovation consultancies direct into newsrooms including Financial Times UK, Network 18 India, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and with NGOs including the World Health Organisation and Oxfam.
Corinne is the author of The Mobile Journalism Manual for Reporters and Newsrooms (2018, 2019), which is a set text at more than 30 universities worldwide, and co-organises the annual Mobile Journalism Conference Asia in collaboration with Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung’s Media Programme in Singapore. She is a sessional lecturer on mobile and digital journalism at the University of Melbourne, and has guest-lectured at universities in Australia, Europe, the United States and Canada. She serves as an advisor to the European Journalism Observatory, as a judge on the WAN-IFRA Digital Media Awards, and speaks regularly at conferences including the International Journalism Festival.
Corinne’s work as an educator draws on a continuous 32-year career in journalism spanning print, radio, television, social media and online, primarily with the BBC World Service and ABC Australia. She currently covers emerging storytelling technologies and the future of news for Digital Content Next and the International Journalists’ Network.