OzPod reveals full list of 2017 speakers

Topping the recent announcement is NZ journalist Martin Van Beynen

Now just over a week away, OzPod 2017 has added 25 additional speakers to the conference, taking place on September 8 at ABC Ultimo Centre in Sydney.

Topping the list is Martin Van Beynen, researcher and host of Black Hands – A Family Mass Murder, which received more than two million downloads and hit No.1 on the charts in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and Ireland.

Others include:

• Sydney-based journalist Benjamin Riley is the co-host and producer of Queers, a fortnightly podcast which takes a critical look at political, health and social issues facing LGBTI communities.

Beverley Wang is a radio producer, presenter and journalist who has taken the reigns on It’s Not a Race, a podcast tackling race, racism, culture and identity issues in Australia and overseas.

• Broadcaster and actor Charlie Clausen has been a part of Australian life with his roles in Blue Heelers, Home and Away and McLeod’s Daughters. Along with partner-in-crime Wil Anderson, Charlie is the host and creator of podcasts TOFOP and 2 Guys, 1 Cup.

• Rounding out the final program are Sarah MacDonald (The Full Catastrophe), Tim Reid (Small Business Big Marketing Show), Jess Hamilton (Modern Babies), Courtney Carthy (Nearly Media), Lorena Allam (ABC Indigenous Unit), Rachel Corbett (You Gotta Start Somewhere), The Outer Sanctum Six, Michelle Ransom-Hughes (Conversations), Rob Loewenthal , (Whooshkaa), Tamson Pietsch (University of Technology Sydney, History Lab), Russell Ivanovic (Shifty Jelly), Patricia Karvelas (The Party Room) and Siobhan McHugh (Phoebe’s Fall).

The last remaining tickets are available at Eventbrite.

OzPod 2017: Speakers & Panellists

Jenn White (US) – Making Oprah, WBEZ Chicago
Osher Günsberg – The Osher Günsberg Podcast
Richard Fidler – Conversations
Rachael Brown – Trace
Nick Quah (US) – Hot Pod
Claire Tonti – Director, Planet Broadcasting
Jay Walkerden – Head of Podcasting, NOVA Entertainment
Kellie Riordan – Head of ABC Audio Studios
James Cridland – Radio Futurologist, Publisher podnews.net
Sharon Taylor – OMNY Studio
Adam Martin – Acast
Siobhan McHugh – Phoebe’s Fall
Patricia Karvelas – The Party Room
Martin Van Beynen (NZ) – Black Hands
Anna Priestland – Casefile
Sarah MacDonald – The Full Catastrophe
Tim Reid – Small Business Big Marketing Show
Jess Hamilton – Modern Babies
Courtney Carthy – Nearly Media
Russell Ivanovic – Shifty Jelly
Benjamin Riley – Queers
Beverley Wang – It’s Not A Race
Lorena Allam – ABC Indigenous Unit
Kaitlyn Plyley – Just A Spoonful
Rachel Corbett – You Gotta Start Somewhere
The Outer Sanctum Six – The Outer Sanctum
Michelle Ransom-Hughes – Conversations
Steele Saunders – I Love Green Guide Letters, Steele Wars
Charlie Clausen – TOFOP
Rob Loewenthal – Whooshkaa
Tamson Pietsch – University of Technology Sydney, History Lab
Jess O’Callaghan – OzPod Digital
Andrew Davies – ABC Audio Studios
Mike Williams – The Real Thing

Event details:

What: OzPod 2017: Australian Podcast Conference
When: Friday September 9, 9am-5pm
Where: Eugene Goossens Auditorium, ABC Ultimo, Sydney
Tickets: Final tickets on sale now via Eventbrite

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