As part of a fast-paced and powerful industry, women in the Australian media play a significant role in revealing the world to us, and exert huge influence over our daily lives. In 'Switched On', author and journalist Catherine Hanger brings together some of Australia's most highly regarded and influential women in the media. From various platforms, including newspapers, magazines, television, radio and public relations, these remarkable women openly discuss both their professional and personal experiences working within the Australian media.
Wendy Harmer, and many more
Whether working behind the scenes, or in front of the camera or microphone, these dynamic women strive to bring us the news, life stories, information and entertainment. Lively and engaging, and from a range of backgrounds and ages, the women in 'Switched On' speak openly about their lives and how they perceive the impact of their careers on themselves and their milieu.
Along with their views on the power of the media and how they have experienced and used it, the women in 'Switched On' also share their opinions on a range of issues, including finding the balance between family and work; the management style of women; and the experience of being a woman in the industry. The interviewees include:
Personal and inspiring, 'Switched On' shines the spotlight on the changing face of women in the Australian media over the years, and the unique roles they have played in shaping what we read, watch, listen and buy.
About the Author:
Catherine Hanger is an author, journalist and photographer. She has worked as an editor and writer for magazines including Vogue Australia, and was Paris correspondent for a number of titles. She has written and edited more than 20 books.
Author: Catherine Hanger