Social Impact Producer
Amanda Turnbull is an experienced producer who knows how to craft content for various audiences and platforms. She has had a lifelong interest in the creative industries and has worked for an assortment of employers in Australia and abroad, including public broadcasters and television studios, creative agencies, education providers and not-for-profits.
An art school dropout, her qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts/Media and Communications from The University of New South Wales and a Post-graduate Diploma in Producing from The Victorian College of Arts and Music.
Amanda has recently worked as a content producer on the ABC’s regional youth project Heywire and as a mentor with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Advocacy and Power Program, which involves supporting refugees and asylum seekers to produce content that advocates for human rights. She is also a volunteer tutor with the Australian Government’s Adult Migrant English Program, which involves helping migrants and humanitarian entrants to learn foundation English to enable them to participate in Australian society.
Amanda is passionate about the power of storytelling to drive change. In her role as Social Impact Producer at ILBIJERRI Theatre Company, she looks forward to supporting the telling of vital and powerfully transformative stories with and for vulnerable sections of Australian First Nations communities.