UQ & Walkley Masterclass: Podcast and story creation (Online Event)

UQ & Walkley Journalism Masterclass: Podcast and story creation with Patrick Abboud (Online Event)

The third in a series of practically-focused journalism masterclasses for UQ students.

UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication Professor Peter Greste, The Walkley Foundation and The University of Queensland's School of Communication and Arts are excited to announce the third in a series of practically-focused journalism masterclasses for UQ students.

How do you decide on the best platform and format for the story you want to tell? Award-winning journalist, TV presenter, broadcaster, and documentary-maker Patrick Abboud will talk about the decisions you need to make as a storyteller to bring your story to life. Who are the voices in your story, and should you incorporate your own voice? How can you pitch your story to news organisations and funders to ensure it reaches its audience?

Date: Thursday 2 September 2021

Time: 1–2pm


About Patrick Abboud 

Patrick (Pat) Abboud is a Walkley nominated journalist, TV presenter, broadcaster, and award winning documentary maker. Pat is currently reporting and presenting for The Project on Network 10 while creating an original 8-part true crime series commissioned by Amazon and supported by the Walkley Foundation.

Pat is the founder of Only Human a production company making award winning factual and entertainment television, live broadcasts, branded content, podcasts and interactive experiences. The team at Only Human are multi-skilled creatives bringing original content to your screens, your ears, galleries and public spaces around the world. The human experience is at the heart of everything they do.

Pat has been working in screen-based media and radio broadcasting for more than 15 years. He is the founder of irreverent news, current affairs, satire and long form documentary program The Feed on SBS TV. Across Pat’s 7 years with the multi-cultural broadcaster, he is best known for his work as a presenter, reporter, producer and director on the The Feed, making documentaries for Dateline, and as host of the annual SBS Mardi Gras live TV broadcast alongside Joel Creasy and Magda Szubanski. Pat’s unique insight on the arts and pop culture also saw him curate, write and host a special international queer cinema season each year on SBS, and a 3-part entertainment series profiling Australian LGBTQI+ filmmakers.

Enquiries: p.greste@uq.edu.au


UQ & Walkley Masterclass: Podcast and story creation

Thu 2 Sep 2021 1:00pm2:00pm