Christine Jackman is an author, journalist and communications consultant. Over 20+ years, her work in media has taken her from a newspaper cadetship in Brisbane to a posting as a foreign correspondent in New York and to Canberra’s Federal Press Gallery. She is a Walkley finalist and has won a number of journalism awards, including a Quill, for her feature writing.
Christine’s first book, Inside Kevin07, documented the 2007 federal election campaign and victory by the Labor Party, led by Kevin Rudd. Her latest book, Turning Down the Noise, explores how external noise and digital distractions erode our wellbeing, undermining our capacity for creative or innovative work.
As a communications consultant, Christine has advised some of Australia’s top business and political leaders. She is a passionate advocate for the arts; books, films and theatre are among her greatest passions.