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Singleton, Jane

Occupation
Company director, Journalist, Public relations professional, Radio Journalist and Television Journalist
Alternative Names
  • Singleton, Felicity Jane (birth name)

Summary

Jane Singleton has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in broadcasting which has spanned public broadcasting and the commercial media in Australia (2GB, ABC and SBS). She has been a Walkley award judge and federal vice president of the Australian Journalists Association. She is currently the CEO of the Australian Reproductive Health Alliance Canberra and a director of her own public affairs consultancy, Jane Singleton Public Affairs, Pty., Ltd.

Career highlights include coordinating Nelson Mandela's visit to Australia before his election as President, being the inaugural compère of ABC TV's 7.30 Report, and working on the Maritime Union's communications during the Patrick waterfront dispute.

Details

Events

c. 1980 - c. 2000
Career in journalism active

Sources used to compile this entry: Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia) - records of the W.G. Walkley Awards, 1956 - 1999, 1956 - 1999, MLMSS 6898; Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia); Australian Journalists' Association; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales; Media Release 'Jane Singleton Appointed CEO', Website of the Australian Reproductive Health Alliance, http://www.arha.org.au/index/Singleton_appt_FINAL.pdf, [accessed 2008-05-27].

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Related Cultural Artefacts

  • Walkley Awards (1956 - )

    Jane Singleton was a Walkley Award judge in the mid 1980s. She has also been a member of the Walkley Advisory Board.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia) - records of the W.G. Walkley Awards, 1956 - 1999, 1956 - 1999, MLMSS 6898; Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia); Australian Journalists' Association; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Nikki Henningham

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