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Jewel Topsfield

Country: Australia

Jewel Topsfield is the Social Affairs Editor at The Age and was formerly the Indonesia correspondent of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. In 2016 she won the Lowy Institute Media Award, and led the team that won a Walkley Award for its reportage on claims Australian officials paid people smugglers to return a boat of asylum seekers to Indonesia. This also led to a Senate Inquiry. Jewel has been a journalist for 16 years with Fairfax Media and in 2019 she was a Walkley Awards judge in the long feature writing category.

Jewel Topsfield adalah editor bidang sosial di The Age dan sebelumnya adalah koresponden Indonesia untuk The Age dan The Sydney Morning Herald. Pada tahun 2016 ia memenangkan Penghargaan Media Lowy Institute, dan memimpin tim yang memenangkan Penghargaan Walkley untuk reportasenya tentang klaim bahwa pejabat Australia membayar penyelundup manusia untuk mengembalikan perahu pencari suaka ke Indonesia. Ini juga menyebabkan Penyelidikan Senat. Jewel telah menjadi jurnalis selama 16 tahun dengan Fairfax Media dan pada 2019 ia menjadi juri Walkley Awards dalam kategori penulisan fitur panjang.

Appearing in

Main Program | Where is Indonesian Art Going

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Main Program | The Media Landscape in SE Asia

Southeast Asia is a diverse and complex region, geographically, culturally, and politically, with challenging terrain for media outlets to capture all these factors. This panel discusses the issues that are …

Main Program | Narratives in Global Activism

What relationship does the written word have to activism? Our speakers offer their unique perspectives on how writing can transcend borders, build bridges between us, and inspire global change. Join …