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Senior Research Fellow in Journalism, School of Communication & Creative Arts, Deakin University

Dr Louise North has written extensively on gender and newsroom culture and has taught in the disciplines of Sociology, Gender Studies, Journalism and Media Studies. Her work has appeared in international and national scholarly journals. Her first book, The Gendered Newsroom, (2009, Hampton Press) received international recognition from some of the world’s most respected scholars in the fields of journalism and feminist media studies.

Louise has worked as a print journalist for 23 years, and in 2013 co-founded the hyperlocal online magazine, Bluestone Magazine.


  • 2014–present
    Senior research fellow, Journalism, Deakin University
  • 2008–2013
    Senior Lecturer, Journalism, Monash University
  • 2007–2008
    Lecturer, University of Tasmania


  • 2006 
    University of Tasmania, PhD