Corinne Podger


Director and Principal, The Digital Skills Agency

Corinne Podger is a results-driven training facilitator, with a proven record of supporting newsrooms in more than 60 countries to implement digital innovations that grow audiences and support business priorities. Her specialties include digital-first newsgathering, solutions journalism, online verification, mobile journalism, social multimedia production, podcasting and audio storytelling, and strategic audience engagement to build brand awareness, trust, and drive media revenue.

Corinne’s expertise draws on more than three decades in the journalism industry as a reporter, editor, lecturer and author. She has taught journalism at the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne, and guest-lectured at universities all over the world. She is an accredited trainer with the Solutions Journalism Network, BBC Media Action, and Thomson Reuters Foundation. Other organisations she has worked with include WAN-IFRA, Google News Initiative, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, the European Journalism Centre, UNICEF, and the World Health Organisation. She also works with science and public health organisations to tackle misinformation and disinformation. She is a firm advocate of media diversity and inclusion in all her project work.