Conversations with communicators in the #CommsCorner

As part of our research into the world of communication, we speak with communicators from across the globe and ask them to share an insight into their working lives, their inspiration, and their communication heroes.

Explore the catalogue of conversations below.

  • Writer’s notebook is a powerful tool

    This week in the communicator’s corner we discuss salmon sushi, moral psychology and information overload with Mark Bretherton, the Director of Media at Clean Energy Council. Your elevator statement – who are you professionally and personally? Professionally I help to solve complex business problems through clear and convincing communication. Personally I’m a life-long music fan and … Read more Writer’s notebook is a powerful tool

  • Changing face of the communications profession

    For the past few months, people have been sharing their 10-year images on social media. So, we thought today we’d share some insights from past Communicator’s Corners about how the communications profession has changed over the years. Daniel Tisch, the President and CEO for Argyle Public Relationshipsin Canada said: “When I started out working for a … Read more Changing face of the communications profession

  • Going online for offline engagement

    What does it take to educate the next generation of communicators about social media? Find out in this week’s Communicator’s Corner with Dr Karen Sutherland from the University of the Sunshine Coast. When she’s not helping local businesses and non profits maximise their social media engagement, she’s educating students as the Lecturer, Program Coordinator and Discipline Lead … Read more Going online for offline engagement

  • Courts, crime and communication

    It would be criminal if we didn’t share this fantastic interview with AAP crime and court reporter Amber Wilson; so we’re proud to share her responses in our first Communicator’s Corner for 2019. Discover why Amber believes communication is an art form! What’s your elevator statement – who are you professionally and personally? I’m a journalist … Read more Courts, crime and communication

Creative caffeine for communicators

Caffeinated Classrooms provide opportunities to build connections and creativity.

In 2020, the Caffeinated Classroom: Beyond the Zoom was hosted by chief communicator Jack Walden and chief collaborator Vanessa O’Hanlon.

Communicators from around the world explored a collection of topics including:

  • Around the World via Zoom with:
    • Hong Kong: Slavica Habjanovic, Communications Manager Asia, Hassell
    • France: Michael Short, journalist, academic and communicator
    • USA: Murray Nossel, Founder and Director, Narativ
    • New Zealand: Anna Dean, Co-Director, Double Denim
  • Communication lessons from the 2020 US presidential campaign with Emmy Award Winning Journalist, Sara James
  • Unlocking the power of the Zoom studio with Australia’s Queen of Travel, Catriona Rowntree
  • Caption and release: The state of social media in 2020 with Award-winning social media educator, Dr Karen Sutherland
  • Communication challenge with Good on You Co-Founder, Sandra Capponi

The day also included C-word challenges.