Kirsti Melville


Country: Australia

Kirsti Melville is a Perth based documentary producer and the presenter of Earshot on Radio National of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). She started her career in 1994, and has a great passion for sharing people’s stories. She has won many awards, including Gold and Silver medals at the New York Festivals, the Human Rights Award and the CBA/Amnesty International Award for Human Rights. In 2011, she was a double finalist in the Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism.

Kirsti Melville adalah produser dokumenter yang berbasis di Perth dan presenter Earshot di Radio National dari Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). Ia memulai karirnya pada tahun 1994, dan memiliki hasrat yang besar untuk berbagi cerita dari orang-orang. Ia telah memenangkan banyak penghargaan, termasuk medali Emas dan Perak di Festival New York, Human Rights Award dan CBA/Amnesty International Award for Human Rights. Pada tahun 2011, ia menjadi finalis ganda di Walkley Awards untuk Excellence in Journalism.

Appearing in

Main Program | Unlocking Medium and Genre in Writing

How does storytelling differ from one medium to another? Join writer and comedian Sami Shah, documentary producer Kirsti Melville, and writer Brigid Delaney as they present writing across different genres …


Main Program | Writing as Catharsis

In the face of trauma, writing can be deeply cathartic and help us make sense of our lives, our relationships, and ourselves. In his new memoir, Patting the Shark, Tim …


Main Program | Investigative Journalism

Drew Ambrose and Andreas Harsono specialise in uncovering corruption, human rights, and environmental issues. Together they share their stories, as well as, the in-depth process required for this type of …


Special Event | Literary Lunch at Four Seasons of Wellness

From yoga and meditation to the importance of diet, self-care, and survival, Fariha Roisin, Tim Baker, Brigid Delaney, and Desi Anwar share their personal stories on the ultimate meaning of …