Alexandra Wake

Alexandra Wake is an associate professor in Journalism at RMIT University and the elected President of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia. She is an active leader, educator and researcher in journalism. Her research, teaching and practice sits at the nexus of journalism practice, journalism education, equality, diversity and mental health. Dr Wake has taught journalism in Australia, South Africa, the Middle East, south-east Asia and the Pacific. Before turning full time to the academy, she spent more than 25 years working for broadcast and print international news agencies in Australia. Dr Wake has been an education advisor for Mindframe for Journalists since 2012 and was a Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Academic Fellow in 2011. 

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