Sophie Black is a journalist, broadcaster, writer and editor with a focus on the environment, politics, media, the internet and parenting in the end times. She writes regular features and opinion for The Guardian and The Monthly. Black has worked in senior management across cultural and media organisations throughout her career to conceive, curate, launch and oversee numerous publications, editorial projects and programs. As the Wheeler Centre’s head of publishing she oversaw projects such as the Walkley award winning The Messenger podcast, mentoring scheme The Next Chapter and podcast incubation program Signal Boost. As editor-in-chief at Private Media she headed up titles such as Crikey, SmartCompany and Women’s Agenda and previous to that she was the editor of Crikey. She directed the Adelaide Festival of Ideas, sits on the board of Melbourne University’s Centre for Advancing Journalism, and is co-chair of the human rights media outlet Right Now.
Unaccustomed as I am...
Sam Pang, Julian Burnside, Tony Birch, Sonya Hartnett, Lisa Gorton, Sophie Black, Noni Hazlehurst, Dave Graney
Quarterly Essay: Bad News - Murdoch's 'Australian' and the Shaping of the Nation
Robert Manne, Sophie Black
Media in the Land of the Stars and Stripes
Richard Fidler, Siobhan Heanue, Sophie Black, Julia Baird
Quarterly Essay: Andrew Charlton: Dragon's Tail: The Lucky Country after the China Boom
Sophie Black, Andrew Charlton