The Stories Women Journalists Tell

Conversations  |  SEA Focus  |  Non-fiction  |  English  |  1 hr

12 Nov Sat, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Festival Pass  - $30
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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Zu Anjalika Kamis Gunnulfsen and Marissa Carruthers will no longer be participating in this programme.


They tell other people’s stories every day, but we don’t hear enough about their own. These women journalists share their side of the narrative and give us an insight into how they cut through the noise of a crowded newsroom and establish their voice.


Reta Lee is currently working as an editor-in-chief for an online media brand and has previously written for many Malaysian, Singaporean and International publications. Reta’s first foray in publishing began in 2006 after university, when she was writing for two entertainment magazines, hot and HELLO! in Malaysia, covering both lifestyle and entertainment beats (both magazines have since ceased). Then, she rode the digital wave in 2009 onwards, when she wrote for msn and Business Insider. As an entertainment journalist by heart – she’s interviewed everyone from Lady Gaga, to James Marsden, Sophie Turner, John Lithgow and Susan Downey.