EMILY RICE – Journalist
Emily is a renowned, working senior journalist, accomplished media trainer and presenter with 19 years’ experience working across Australia and internationally. Throughout her distinguished career, Emily has worked as a dedicated science and environment reporter, education editor and is currently the Nine Network’s senior medical reporter.
This specialist journalistic work has exposed Emily to decision-making processes and best practice media strategy across the world. Accordingly, Emily’s advice to clients comes with an informed and in-depth knowledge of issues and advancements in the health, science and education sectors.
Prior to her time at Nine News she has worked as a television reporter and presenter on various programs including;
- Today Show (Channel Nine)
- The Project (Network Ten)
- Meet The Press (Network Ten)
- Ten News (US Correspondent / Network Environment Reporter)
- 6.30 with George Negus (Network Ten)
- SAFM Radio (Austereo)
During her tenure at Network Ten, Emily held the position of commercial television’s only Network Environment Reporter. This role included filing reports from around the globe and in 2009 she was named a finalist in the United Nations Environment Day Awards.
Prior to her move into television Emily worked closely with the primary and secondary school sectors as education editor at leading South Australian newspaper The Adelaide Advertiser. As education editor, Emily developed weekly educational supplements and curriculum resources based on with modern media issues. Her role also involved weekly school visits and a close working relationship with leaders, innovators and stakeholders in the state and private education sectors.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
In 2017 she was the first journalist to be recognised with a Heart Foundation Victoria President’s Award for outstanding health reporting.
In 2016 she was named a finalist in the prestigious Melbourne Press Club Quill Awards for her breaking news reporting.
2016 High Commendation – Dieticians Association Of Australia Media