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Flynn, Julie

Occupation
Board Member, Journalist, Media Executive and Radio Journalist

Summary

Julie Flynn is the Chief Executive Officer of Free TV Australia, the industry body that represents Australia's commercial television licencees. In her time as CEO, Free TV has been at the forefront of the transition to digital television services and has developed an industry voice to market the strengths of free-to-air television in an increasingly competitive market.

Julie joined Free TV after a distinguished career as a journalist and media executive. She was a senior executive at Radio 2UE, however she is also known for her work as a reporter and commentator in the Canberra Press Gallery with the ABC, the National Times and 2GB.

Julie has won a Walkley award for Radio News reporting and was President of the Canberra Press Gallery.

Julie has been a member of the Public Service Medal Committee, the Walkley Awards Advisory Panel and the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Advisory Board. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre.

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Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1983
Walkley Award (Radio) - Best Radio Current Affairs Report (Highly Commended), Radio 2GB, Sydney
1984
Walkley Award (Radio) - Best Radio News Report, Radio 2GB Sydney

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html: Website of the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre, http://www.nbcc.org.au/about/board.html [accessed 2008-05-06].

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