Job Pod #04 - Jarni Blakkarly

The Job Pod

13-10-2021 • 23 mins

Welcome to The SYN Job Pod! This is a podcast by young people from SYN Media.

On this episode, Co-Executive Producer of SYN's news and current affairs program Panorama, Angus Thomson, chats with SYN alumni Jarni  Blakkarly. Jarni is an Investigative Journalist with CHOICE focusing on consumer affairs. Prior to joining CHOICE he worked with SBS News for four years as an Investigative Journalist and Correspondent across radio, TV and online. Earlier, Blakkarly worked as a freelance journalist and radio producer making audio documentaries and stories for ABC Radio National, BBC World Service and Deutsche Welle. Jarni’s Radio National audio documentary Democracy Rising won him a 2016 Young Walkley award.

This podcast was recorded on 26 August 2021. See more of what Jarni is up to on Twitter.

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The Job Pod Credits

  • Host: Angus Thomson
  • Editor: Tom Denham
  • Executive Producer: Erin Dick

Music: 'Moonlight' prod. by Eibyondatrack

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