Australian Bureau Chief, New York Times
Damien Cave is the Australia Bureau Chief for The New York Times. He’s covered more than a dozen countries for The Times, including Mexico, Cuba, Iraq and Lebanon and has been a persistent leader in innovation at The Times. Prior to moving to Sydney in March, he was the Digital Deputy for the National Desk of the New York Times, where he oversaw a range of digital projects with a special focus on race, diversity and immigration.
Communications Expert (Back by Popular Demand!)
Anat Shenker-Osorio is an Oakland, California-based communications expert, researcher and political pundit whose one-of-a-kind work is challenging the way dozens of organizations and political figures talk about the pressing issues of our time.
Writer & Journalist
During her 28-year career in journalism, Tracey has reported for, and anchored, national news, current affairs and lifestyle programs for Network Ten, Channel 9, and most recently Sky News. Currently she works as an anchor for ABC TV’s The Drum, and as a opinion and travel columnist for Fairfax Media and Debrief Daily.
Director, Economic Messaging Project
Lily is a freelance communications and messaging expert. Lily has provided messaging, copywriting, and writing training for clients including Amnesty International, 38 Degrees (UK), WWF, Greenpeace (UK, Australia, International), and many more. Lily helped define GetUp’s voice as founding Campaigns Director and chief email writer, and remains an ongoing consultant. Lily previously co-founded and sold a creative & strategy consultancy. In 2016, Lily completed the Australian Progress Message Fellowship with Anat Shenker-Osorio.
Spokesperson, Consumer Action Law Centre
Jonathan is a media and communications professional based in Melbourne. He works in the community legal sector helping lawyers, financial counsellors and the people they work for tell life changing stories. He's a former board member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia, a Young Social Pioneers alumni from the Foundation for Young Australians and previously coordinated media training for over 4000 young Australians a year through youth-led SYN Media.