Judith Friedlander

Post-graduate Researcher, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Judith Friedlander is a post-graduate researcher at the Institute for Sustainable Futures examining the role of the media in contributing to successful environmental campaigns. Focusing on organizational media strategies to encourage people to adopt a more sustainable diet, she draws upon her background as newspaper editor and feature writer with The Australian, The Sun-Herald and The Sydney Morning Herald and Channel Nine television producer and researcher.

Previously, Judith was associate producer of the pioneering television environmental documentary, Down to Earth, and has been regularly published on environmental matters in leading Australian newspapers and magazines.

She has also been awarded a post-graduate degree in Interactive Multi-Media from The University of Technology Sydney. Research conducted included the development of a web development tool for NSW primary schools.


  • –present
    Research Assistant, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology


  • 2002 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Master of Interactive Multimedia Degree

Research Areas

  • Communication Studies (200101)
  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)
  • Environmental Politics (160605)
  • Environmental Sociology (160802)