Jennifer Macey

Jennifer Macey 2016

Jennifer Macey is a freelance journalist and podcast and documentary producer with more than 15 years experience, based in Bulli, New South Wales. Her radio work has aired on DW-Radio, ABC Radio, Pacifica Radio and KCRW.

She’s covered UN Climate Change conferences, the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, reported from Indonesia on the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, talked to the Archbishop of Krakow about Poland joining the EU, met members of Cologne’s Nazi resistance movement, interviewed elephants and their keepers and heard extraordinary tales from people with ordinary backgrounds.

She’s currently producing the Australia Institute’s podcast Follow the Money, a kids podcast for Sydney Opera House and an oral history podcast in the Illawarra. Her work has been shortlisted in the Audiocraft short feature challenge and has won third prize in KCRW’s 24-hour Radio Race 2016. She is an alumnus of Varuna the National Writers House.