Speakers Profile - Jenny Brockie










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Jenny Brockie is one of Australia's most gifted and sought after forum facilitators. Jenny is well known for hosting SBS TV's INSIGHT, where she facilitates an always lively and thought provoking discussion on a wide range of topics with more than 50 participants weekly. Jenny's experience on INSIGHT and as a journalist, documentary film maker and interviewer, give her a unique set of skills which she uses to elicit information in an informative and entertaining way. Her exceptional ability to draw out people's ideas, get them talking to one another and encourage audience participation is a hallmark of her work as a facilitator.

Jenny's career spans television, radio and print. An award-winning documentary filmmaker she produced COP IT SWEET, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW, SO HELP ME GOD, OUR STREET and BAD BEHAVIOUR. For two years, Jenny hosted her own radio show on 702 ABC Sydney and presented the interview series SPEAKING PERSONALLY on ABC TV. Jenny also reported exclusively for current affairs programs including FOUR CORNERS and NATIONWIDE. Her work as a television journalist and documentary film maker has earned her a coveted Gold Walkley, two AFI Awards, a Logie, a Human Rights Award, two Law Society Awards and another Walkley. In 2006 and 2008, Jenny received United Nations Association Media Peace award for her work on INSIGHT.

Jenny is available as a facilitator, MC and key note speaker.

Areas of interest include:

* Sustainability and environment
* Urban Planning
* Architecture and Design
* Corporate Governance and Ethical Standards
* Health
* Security, Law and Policing
* Communications, Digital Media and Convergence
* International Affairs
* The Arts
* Rights of Children

Recent events include:

* Australian Institute of Professional Photography Conference, Adelaide 2011
* Curtin University 2011 Leadership Development Conference, Melbourne 2011
* Griffith University Global Insights Series, Brisbane 2010 & 2011
* Family Planning NSW Conference, Sydney 2011
* National Museum of Australia Platform Conversations Series, Canberra 2011
* City of Sydney Design Excellence Forum, Sydney 2011
* International Education Week: Languages Symposium, Melbourne 2010
* Inaugural Schools First Conference, Melbourne 2010
* Australian International Education Conference, Sydney 2010
* 4th International Pearls in Policing Conference, Sydney 2010
* Clean Air Forum, Sydney 2010