Sophie Black is Head of Publishing at the Wheeler Centre where she has worked on projects such as the new national writers scheme The Next Chapter, Walkley Award-winning podcast The Messenger and the ABC Radio National program Talkfest. Previously she was Editor in Chief at Private Media; Director at the Adelaide Festival of Ideas (2013), and Editor of Crikey. She sits on the advisory board for Melbourne University’s Centre for Advancing Journalism and the human rights publication Right Now.
The Fair Play project, funded by Creative Victoria, is an equity and inclusion capacity building program for organisations that receive multi-year funding through Creative Victoria.
The Fair Play symposium will platform the knowledges, leading practices and lived experiences of First Nations, Disability, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse creative practitioners.