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Jocelyn Nettlefold

Adjunct Senior Researcher, University of Tasmania

Dr Jocelyn (Joce) Nettlefold is the national Media Education Partnerships Manager at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and adjunct senior researcher at the University of Tasmania.
Joce is a strategic editorial leader and journalist with more than 30 years’ experience in Australia and the UK, mostly as a reporter with ABC’s 730 Report and News, across all platforms. She has also held roles as a senior people leader in media (ABC News, ABC Radio) and telecommunications (Vodafone).
Recently, her focus has been on enabling and empowering communities; co-lead of the climate change journalism collaboration Curious Climate Tasmania, leading the discovery phase of the ABC's 2020 national collaboration on Indigenous reconciliation Walking Together, and as director of the ABC-UTAS Media Literacy Project (2018).
Joce’s journalism and leadership have been recognised by several awards, including a Endeavour Executive Leadership award, 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' 2017
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


Endeavour Executive Leadership Award, Department of Education and Training