Georgia Moodie is a reporter and producer on Books and Arts on Australia’s ABC RN, covering literature, theatre, dance and visual arts. She has worked for many other RN programs, producing news and current affairs on RN Drive and Sunday Extra, making architecture and food stories for Blueprint for Living, and creating long-format features for Earshot. Her work has appeared on the BBC and on public radio in the United States. She has reported everywhere from remote Indigenous communities to the world’s largest literary festival in India, and has interviewed Christos Tsiolkas, Hanif Kureishi, Miranda July, William Dalrymple, Wayne Blair and Shaun Gladwell, among others. She has chaired sessions for the Melbourne Writers Festival, The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, and other arts organisations.
Georgia holds a Bachelor of Arts with majors in history and Australian studies from the University of Melbourne, where she received the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in 2009. She completed Honours in History at Monash University in 2011, with a focus on oral history and popular memory.
Since 2007, she has been very involved at SYN, Melbourne’s youth-run community radio station, and served as a member of the Board of Directors from 2012 to 2014. She was the Executive Producer of the flagship arts and culture program Arts Mitten in 2009 and was a radio trainer with SYN’s Education and Training Department. In 2010, she studied radio documentary at the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies in the United States and in 2012 she presented All the Best, an award-winning radio storytelling program produced at FBi Radio Sydney in association with SYN. Her work in community radio was recognised at the 2012 Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Awards, where she won the award for Outstanding Youth Contribution.