- Community advocate, Journalist and Print Journalist
Misha Schubert's career in journalism began in 1998 at the Australian as a general news reporter, going on to become its Victorian political reporter. In 2001-02 she moved to New York, acquiring a masters degree from Columbia University's journalism school to complement her BA from RMIT. She moved to Canberra in 2002 where she covered indigenous affairs and health for two years before joining The Age a a federal political correspopndent. On parliamentary sitting days, she writes a political gossip column, House on the Hill. She is also a regular panellist on ABC television's Insiders program.
Misha has also developed a profile in the community sector. She was a founding chairperson of Girlstorey, a drop-in centre for young women in Melbourne, and is a life member and former president of YWCA Victoria. She was a republican delegate at the 1998 Consitutional Convention in Canberra