Helene Thomas is a freelance radio documentary producer based in Hobart, Tasmania. She began her career as a print journalist. Currently completing a PhD in Media Communication & Culture her research interests include storytelling methodologies, the aesthetics of radio documentary, media democracy and media empowerment. She believes it is through storytelling and creating shared experiences that we come to understand one another.
Steven Tilley has been a sound engineer with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for over 20 years. He is a sound designer for drama, feature, documentary, and music programs at ABC Radio National and for film, theatre, and sound art installations. Tilley trains ABC radiomakers in new production technologies and techniques, and writes and produces regular pieces for The Night Air, Radio National’s audio art/remix program. He has a Masters Degree in Design Science (Audio) from the University of Sydney.