Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Deakin University

Kristy hess is a senior lecturer in journalism at Deakin University. Her research on media and journalism has been published in Australia and internationally. Her most recent research interests include media power and social connections, the practice of 'media shaming' and the role of the regional and 'community' press in a changing digital era.


  • –present
    senior lecturer, journalism, Deakin University


  • 2010 
    deakin university, master of arts (communication)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Naming and shaming: A multi-perspectival view of media shaming for minor crimes and its relationship to the courts
    principal investigator
    Funding Source:
    Victoria Law Foundation