Amy McQuire is a Darumbal and South Sea Islander woman from Rockhampton in central Queensland. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Queensland into media representations of violence against Aboriginal women. She is also a freelance writer and journalist.
Amy has been the editor of the National Indigenous Times and Tracker magazine, was a former NITV National News political correspondent and journalist, senior reporter for New Matilda and producer for 98.9 FM in Brisbane. Recently, Amy was the Indigenous Affairs Reporter at Buzzfeed News Australia.
Over the past four years, Amy has co-hosted the investigative podcast ‘Curtain’ with human rights lawyer Martin Hodgson. The podcast puts forth the case for innocence for Aboriginal man Kevin Henry, who was wrongfully convicted in 1992.
Hashtag Successful: Building a Presence Online
Tim Dunlop, Ash Witt, Amy McQuire, Phoebe Montague, Isabelle Oderberg
From the Ground Up: New Media and Indigenous Reporting
Jack Latimore, Allan Clarke, Amy McQuire, Paul Daley, Steve Gumerungi Hodder Watt