Yarnin with Lorena Walker
Lorena Walker is a proud Arrente and Luritja women born and raised in (Mparntwe) Alice Springs. Lorena has had previous roles working with different organisations in Central Australia but found her interest working in Aboriginal Media by becoming a Broadcaster with CAAMA Radio which involved producing and presenting radio programs, interviews, working on outside broadcasts, travelling to events such as Bluesfest, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Yabun Festival, and many community events.
This opportunity gave her a focus on providing a voice for her community and being able to engage with many different people from around the country and overseas.
Lorena accepted the role as Senior Broadcaster at First Australians Media Enterprises (FAME) overseeing the training and upskilling of presenters and volunteers on our KoolNDeadly network 3KND. Managing, outside broadcast events, social media and our Zetta playout system to name a few. Lorena has experience in remote broadcasting both on Radio and Television platforms. Her past work involved international travel to Phoenix, Arizona visiting a Hopi Reservation including in Tucson Arizona the Tohono O’odham Nation, to primarily understand how other cultures deal with communication, cultural sharing and the impact of colonialism.
Recently Lorena was employed for (ICTV) Indigenous Community Television in Mparntwe before making the move to Melbourne to take on her new role. Wominjeka Lorena and Welcome to our family.