Rae Johnston is a multi-award-winning STEM journalist, Wiradjuri woman, mother, broadcaster, voice actor and MC.
Rae is the first ever Science and Technology Editor for NITV across online, TV and radio. A host on both That Startup Show and The Point, Rae is also the co-host of Take It Blak, NITV’s podcast exploring the stories behind the news. Rae is currently voicing “Janali Banks” in ABC & Nine’s animated children’s series, Space Nova.
With almost a decade of experience appearing on every national television and radio news program in Australia, Rae is a leading commentator on all things science, technology, video games and geek culture.
Rae is a founding mentor with The Working Lunch program, supporting underrepresented entry-level people in games. At the recent Australian Game Developer Awards, Rae was the recipient of the first “Lighting The Way” award for advocacy and support of the local games industry. She is also an External Assessor with Film Victoria, helping to fund independent games.
Rae is a part of the prestigious “brains trust” Leonardos group for The Science Gallery Melbourne, a mentor for Science Media Centre Australia‘s Indigenous Science program, and a Federal Council Delegate for the MEAA.
Rae is an enthusiastic, professional and passionate speaker and MC, hosting and talking at conferences, expos and festivals all over the country.
Every Second Friday: Science And Technology Segment on Nula (NITV & SBS)
Every Second Tuesday, 6:30am: Science & Technology Segment on ABC Radio Melbourne Breakfast With Sammy J
Every Second Friday: Take It Blak Podcast
Unannounced Podcast & Television Appearance (cancelled due to coronavirus)
Samsung IT Journalism Awards – Finalist in five categories (postponed due to coronavirus)
Impact 7 (MC) (postponed due to coronavirus)
B&T Women Leading Tech Awards, Presented by Google (MC)
Unannounced Campaign/Photoshoot (postponed due to coronavirus)
Unannounced Podcast Guest Appearance
The Point (Co-Host) live on NITV & SBS On Demand
Announced Event (MC) (postponed due to coronavirus)
In Conversation with Anna Weiner (Host), Sydney Writer’s Festival (cancelled due to coronavirus)
First On The Ground (Panellist), Sydney Writer’s Festival (cancelled due to coronavirus)
Women In Simulation Symposium (Keynote) (postponed due to coronavirus)
Brazen Comics Festival (MC) (postponed due to coronavirus)
Unannounced Television Appearance
Unannounced Event (MC)
Unannounced Event (MC)
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