Emma Macdonald - Specialist Consultant

Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald is a multi-award winning journalist, working on the front line of journalism for 25 years - 13 of which were spent in the Parliament House Press Gallery, rising to Canberra Times Bureau Chief.

Emma has been a regular commentator on politics for programs including Meet the Press and radio current affairs across the country. She has won critical acclaim awards for her work, receiving two Walkley Awards (1993, 2003) and an ACT Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award in 2016.

Emma is able to provide clients with a wide range of media services. This includes advice on proactive and targeted media campaigns, helping train staff and CEOs on engagement and performance across television, radio and print media, and drafting press releases for maximum impact.

She can also help with media strategy and crisis management using her experience of the Press Gallery and extensive media contacts.  An experienced public speaker, Emma can assist in keynote address preparation and delivery.