Manager, Media & Partnerships / Community Arts Network
Michelle White is an award winning journalist with more than 20 years of experience in film, television, radio, print and digital media. During her career at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, she held several senior roles including ABC News Chief of Staff, Series Producer for ABC TV’s Message Stick, and State Reporter for The 7.30 Report, Australian Story and Triple J. Ms White is a non-executive director of Yirra Yaakin Theatre, a Peer Assessor for the Australia Council and Department of Culture and the Arts, and a committee member/grants assessor for the Community Broadcast Foundation. She also has extensive experience in events management, presentation, judging and freelance feature writing. Other career highlights include co-writing the play Black as Michael Jackson, community coordinator of the Indigenous Community Stories film ‘Birthing Stories’, and curating the Honouring our Elders Portrait Exhibition which tours Western Australia as part of the Art on the Move program. As a woman of proud Yamatji descent, Ms White is committed to telling and sharing stories that promote and celebrate Aboriginal Australia.