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Margaret Cassidy

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Margaret Cassidy

PhD Student

Off-Campus

6226 2170 (phone)

margaret.cassidy@utas.edu.au

Margaret Cassidy is a PhD student in the Media program. Her research focuses on photojournalism and the visual representation of migrant groups in the Australian media. The study is supervised by Dr Donald Reid and Professor Roberta Julian.

Biography

Margaret Cassidy has extensive editorial, policy and strategy experience from her senior management roles across the Radio, New Media and Technology areas of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She was Head of the ABC’s national radio networks – triple j, ABC Classic FM, Radio National and ABC NewsRadio and also Deputy Director of the Technology Division.

Career summary

Qualifications

Degree

Thesis title

University

Country

Date of award

MA

Policy Issues in the Delivery of Radio Services to Regional and Remote Australia

Murdoch University

Australia

28/1/1998

BSc (Hons)

Secondary Metabolites from Marine Sponges

University of Western Australia

Australia

19/4/1983

BA

 

University of Western Australia

Australia

16/4/1987

Diploma of Education

 

University of Western Australia

Australia

19/4/1984

Graduate Diploma in Religious Education

 

Australian Catholic University

Australia

22/4/1992

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Radio Production; Innovation in Public Sector Media