CBAA Welcomes New Board Member and Youth Representative

Wendy.McWilliam, 1st December 2020

The CBAA welcomes its newest Board Member, Hannah Rogers, who will join the existing board for 2020/2021.

Hannah Rogers

Hannah Rogers is the station manager at youth community station Edge Radio in Hobart Tasmania. Prior to becoming Manager, Hannah volunteered for two years as the Programming Coordinator and also worked as Edge’s youth training coordinator.

In addition to her work with Edge,Hannah has also worked as a producer at ABC Local Radio and holds a BA is Journalism and Hons English as well as a Masters in Social Work, a background that heavily influences her community work ethos.

Hannah brings with her a knowledge of not for profits, a passion for youth radio and experience in policy and content making. She currently produces two shows at Edge including the 2020 CBAA Award winning X-Press Radio.

This is also a voting year for the next Youth Representative. ​This year’s unopposed nominee is Gabrielle Andolfatto from Hobart, Tasmania.
Gabrielle Andolfatto - Youth Representative

Known for her down to earth approach and enthusiastic personality, Gabrielle marries creative content with strategic thinking. Gabrielle supplies a diverse and high standard for her work, demonstrating a strong understanding of the media industry’s dynamics and values.

At 18, Gabrielle connected with Edge Radio as a radio presenter in Hobart for The Ripple Effect, a radio program focusing on Tasmanian volunteer’s stories, earning a following in Australia and internationally.

Starting as a production assistant in 2017, she quickly attained roles as Head of Production, Volunteer Coordinator, EventsManager and Programs Coordinator for the station within two years.

Currently, Gabrielle is an undergrad in Media and Communications (Advertising) at Swinburne Online. She works as a freelance filmmaker, working with organisations to create projects for people with a disability around Tasmania and internationally. Gabrielle aims to highlight the importance of youth media and is passionate about having young people’s voices heard.

Rogers and Andolfatto joins existing Board members Phillip Randall (President), Jacquie Riddell (Vice President), Peter Rohweder, Anne Frankenberg, Peter Rohweder, Quinn Glasson and Emma Hart, along with Women and Gender Non-Conforming People's Representative - Maddy Macquine. 


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