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Empower Your Career: Workshop Selection Now Open for 2024 Women in Media National Conference


Women in Media National Conference 2024

The Women in Media National Conference has announced three interactive and exciting workshops that provide practical tools for all career stages. 


Industry leaders will show you how to turn your podcast idea into a marketable reality, harness AI tools for everyday productivity, or communicate with the influence and inspiration of a leader.


Be the first to select which of these three value-packed sessions you will participate in at the 2024 Women in Media National Conference by securing your ticket today.



Hello world: How to create a podcast that lands an audience


Whether you have your own podcast idea or your employer has asked you to produce one, Kellie Riordan of award-winning Deadset Studios will give you the ingredients to cook your concept into an audio product that will be downloaded by listeners to their devices. She will show you how to develop a format, pitch your idea, and get your podcast in the market. Kellie will also reveal exclusive data on who is listening and to what, from Australia’s podcast insights survey PodPoll.


Presented by Kellie Riordan, Deadset Studios

Kellie Riordan

Kellie Riordan is a leading podcast strategist and director and founder of Deadset Studios, a podcast production house specialising in audio strategy and audio storytelling. Kellie launched over 50 new podcast series as founding managing editor of ABC Audio Studios, many award-winning. These included Ladies We Need to Talk, Days Like These, The Eleventh, No Feeling is Final, and The Pineapple Project. Deadset Studios have produced partner podcasts including The Solutionists (Sydney University), Restitution (Shine Lawyers), In Good Health (VicHealth), Journo (Judith Neilson Institute), The Business Of (UNSW), Doomscroll Remedy (University of Queensland), and Hold the Moment (Dementia Australia).



AI for Small Business and Freelancers


We all know artificial intelligence is here to stay and Dr Nici Sweeny of AI Her Way wants to make sure you know how to use it to your advantage to enhance efficiency and drive growth. Data has shown men are twice more likely than women to use AI to increase productivity in the workplace. Nici is on a mission to change this. She will give you tools to automate admin and make your life easier - including using bots for lead generation and harnessing powerful tools for in-depth client and market research.


Presented by Dr Nici Sweaney, AI Her Way

Dr Nici Sweaney

Dr Nici Sweaney is the founder of AI Her Way, a consultancy firm guiding female-founded businesses to operate "AI-first" while championing ethical practices and gender equality. She combines her twenty-year academic science career and a decade of data science consulting for global organisations like the UN, World Bank, and AUS Aid. Nici's approach blends operational efficiency with ethical AI deployment, fueled by her belief in AI's power to address universal challenges and drive meaningful societal shifts. s a passionate advocate for women in business, Nici is committed to demystifying AI, making it an accessible and potent tool for female entrepreneurs looking to scale their ventures and make a lasting impact.



Communicate like a leader: How to inspire and influence


Communicating with clarity and confidence are hallmarks of inspiring and persuasive leaders and Suzie Rogers of Forté Communications is passionate about helping you harness these skills. This workshop starts by helping you identify what makes you special - your personal brand - and moves into showing you ways to use that so you can engage your audience and nail your message.


Presented by Suzie Rogers, Forté Communications

Suzie Rogers

Suzie Rogers is the founder of Forté Communications. She is an executive coach who specialises in helping individuals and teams build their leadership presence, personal brand, speaking, storytelling and engagement. Suzie is passionate about helping others identify what is special about them and their talent, brands and business. She has qualifications in education, speech and drama, and provides training in many areas of professional and personal communication such as messaging, positioning and pitching; speaking and presenting; networking; and more. 



National Conference ticket holders can select one of these three workshops to take part in. Each session has limited spaces and bookings are based on a first in, best dressed system. So take advantage of early bird National Conference ticket pricing and be the first to secure your preferred workshop now!



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