Jocelyn Nettlefold

Director, ABC-UTAS Media Literacy Project, University of Tasmania

Dr Jocelyn (Joce) Nettlefold is the national Media Education Partnerships Manager at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and as an adjunct senior researcher at the University of Tasmania in 2018, leads the ABC-UTAS Media Literacy Project.
Joce is a journalist and editorial leader with more than 30 years’ experience, mostly as a reporter with ABC’s 730 Report and News. She has worked around Australia across all platforms, and in the UK.
Most recently, she was the manager of ABC Radio Hobart, leading ABC content, community engagement and stakeholder management in Tasmania.
Joce’s journalism and media leadership have been recognised by several awards, including a United Nations Peace Prize and National Resilience Award.

PhD 2017 - 'Improving citizen engagement: community conversations and collaboration on ABC Local Radio
University of Tasmania'
Graduate Certificate (Research) 2013 - University of Tasmania
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Creative Industries) 2009 -
Australian Film and Television School
Bachelor of Arts 2001 - RMIT


  • –present
    ABC-UTAS Media Literacy Project , University of Tasmania


  • 2017 
    University of Tasmania , PhD