|Name Julianne Schultz|
|Books Participation Society, Reviving the Fourth Estate: D, Griffith Review: Re‑imagi, Corsica, Steel City Blues|
Dr julianne schultz one just world november 2008
Professor Julianne Schultz AM FAHA (born 1956) is an Australian academic, media manager, author and editor of more than fifty books, and founding Editor of the Australian literary and current affairs journal Griffith Review. She is currently a Professor at Griffith University's Centre for Creative Arts Research.
- Dr julianne schultz one just world november 2008
- Early years and education
- Personal life
- Professional roles
- Griffith Review
Early years and education
Schultz was born on January 2, 1956 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Her father, Dr Noel Schultz was born and brought up in the Darling Downs in Queensland and married Dr Cynthia Weiss in Adelaide in 1955 after he graduated from Concordia Lutheran College. Cynthia was a Deaconess of the Lutheran Church in South Australia. Noel Schultz was appointed the Lutheran pastor at Hamilton, NZ and was subsequently appointed pastor at Gilgandra, NSW, Tabor in Victoria and Brisbane, before joining the Uniting Church in Melbourne. Cynthia Schultz trained as a psychologist at the University of Queensland and subsequently taught at La Trobe University, Melbourne. Julianne Schultz completed her school education at St Peters Lutheran College in Brisbane and went on to gain a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of Queensland, graduating in 1976. She was co-editor, with Jane Camens, of the University of Queensland student newspaper Semper Floreat. Schultz later completed a PhD at the University of Sydney in 1996, in which she explored the contemporary relevance of the fourth estate to the practice of journalism in Australia. She was awarded a Graduate Certificate in Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales in 2003.
Schultz began her career as a researcher and producer in radio with the ABC in Brisbane and in 1977 moved to The Australian Financial Review in Melbourne as a reporter. After working as a journalist in London, she became a producer for ABC TV on Four Corners in Sydney in 1981 and was appointed as Lecturer in Journalism at the NSW Institute of Technology (later UTS) the following year. She was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1986 and to Associate Professor in 1989, when she became the Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, which she led until 1994.
She was a Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University between 1991 and 1994, and after moving to Brisbane in 1994 was appointed Adjunct Professor in Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology. She joined The Courier-Mail as Associate Editor and columnist between 1995 and 1997. In 1998, Schultz took up the position of General Manager, Corporate Strategy and Communications for the ABC in Sydney, where she was employed until 2000.
She has been a director of Strategies & Solutions Group Pty Ltd, and undertook many consulting projects focusing on media, digital futures and culture. In 2003, Schultz was appointed Professor and founding Editor of Griffith Review, published by Griffith University. Griffith Review has since published work from almost one thousand authors, and more than 150 fiction and non-fiction books have been developed from essays and stories first published in the journal, which marked its 50th edition in 2015.
Julianne Schultz is married to technology consultant Ian Reinecke AM and has two children – Isabelle, born in 1986, and Carl, born in 1991. She has a sister, Cindy Schultz Ferguson, a former management consultant, and a brother, Andrew Schultz, a well-known classical music composer. Julianne wrote the libretti of two operas written by Andrew – Going into Shadows (2001) and Black River (1992).
Julianne Schultz was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the community as a writer, editor and academic in 2009. She was elected the following year as an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities. She was awarded a special commendation from the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission for excellence in commentary at The Courier-Mail in 1997. The film adaptation of Black River, (directed by Kevin Lucas) won the Opera Screen Grand Prix at Opéra Bastille, Paris in 1993.
Schultz has held numerous Board-level roles in her professional career, including Member of the Ideas for Australia Advisory Committee, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University (1991–4); Coordinator, Brisbane Women’s Media Forum (1997); Member, Appeal Committee, Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (1997); Member of ABC Independent Complaints Review panel (1996–8); Ambassador, Australian Indigenous Educational Foundation (2008–13); Advisory Board, Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne (2000–present). She has been a judge of major literary and journalism awards, including chairing the panel for the Premier’s award for work of state significance at the Queensland Literary Awards in 2015.
Schultz was appointed as Co-chair with actor Cate Blanchett of the Creative Australia Stream for the 2020 Summit at Parliament House, Canberra in 2008. From 2009 to 2013, she was Chair of the Queensland Design Council and Chair of the National Cultural Policy Reference Group (2011–13).
Schultz was Chair of the Council of the Australian Film Television and Radio Authority from 2012 to 2015, and resumed the position for one year from March 2016. From 2009 to 2014, she was a Director of the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and between 1998 and 2013 she was a Director of the Grattan Institute, Melbourne. She was Director of the Copyright Agency Ltd between 1997 and 2000 and a Director of the Communications Law Centre between 1990 and 1994.
Schultz has published numerous academic articles exploring issues in the media, work and technological change, including The Phone Book (with Ian Reinecke, 1983); Steel City Blues (1985) and Reviving the Fourth Estate (1998). She has contributed to and edited Journalism: Print Politics & Popular Culture (with Ann Curthoys, 1999) and Not Just Another Business (1994).