Storyology 2015 has ended
Storyology is Australia’s premier festival of media and storytelling. Register and see the full site at walkleys.com/storyology15/. Bookmark the mobile site at storyology15.sched.org/mobile. And follow the conversation on Twitter at #Storyology.

Program updates for Friday: 
- Sydney Morning Herald’s innovation editor, Stephen Hutcheon, is replacing Conal Hanna on the Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies, and Amy O’Leary will not be appearing.
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Natalie Ahmat


Natalie Ahmat is the presenter of NITV News, Australia’s only Indigenous television news bulletin. She is a proud descendent of the Mudburra people, from Wave Hill in the Northern Territory on her grandmother’s side, while her grandfather was born on Mabuiag Island in the Torres Straits. Natalie began her media career with ABC Radio in Darwin in 1999. Since then, she has worked for Channel 8 (now Channel 9) in Darwin, Imparja Television in Alice Springs, ATSIC Radio and ABC’s TV’s Message Stick program. She joined NITV in 2008 and since then, has anchored the channel’s flagship news program from right around the country, and spearheaded NITV’s coverage of some of the most significant and tumultuous times for First Australians. Natalie has been acknowledged for her work with a Deadly Award for community broadcaster of the year, and was honoured with a commendation for excellence in journalism at the inaugural World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Network awards in Norway. She is also an Ambassador for Neighbour Day, Australia’s annual celebration of community. She is a member of the Lane Cove Council’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee, and on the Cameraygal Festival Committee.