Radio Presenting & Journalism with Avani Dias

Season 1, Ep. 5

Avani Dias is the host of Hack - Triple J's current affair show for young Australians. She has been a multi-platform reporter for ABC news across TV, radio and online in Sydney and Darwin. She was a finalist in the Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Award for her reporting of a blotched case whereby a UNSW student was wrongly accused of terror offences in 2019. In this episode of Talks at AFTRS, Avani speaks to Fyona Smith, Head of Radio and Podcasting about the making of Hack, the importance of having a heightened sense of curiosity, creating opportunity through outreach and the power of authenticity.

Produced by Rhi Mooney & Fyona Smith.

Assistant Producers Wendy Gray and Alicia Emery.

Presented by: Nell Greenwood 

Voice Over: Cam St Clair

Intro: Chris Neave

Music: Extreme Music - Andrew James Christie, Billie Ray Fingers, Bruce Fingers, Jasha Alain Klebe

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