Initially training as a classical violinist, Kumi Taguchi has spent over two decades building an expansive and illustrious career in media, from radio, television, current affairs, and long-form documentary. Most recently, Kumi has been welcomed as the new host of SBS’s flagship current affairs program Insight, ‘Australia’s leading forum for ideas’. Prior to Insight Kumi has held a number of roles at the biggest names in Australian media including ABC, Classic FM, Triple J; as well as Star TV and Asian Television in Hong Kong. A regular host of major live events, Kumi has graced the stage for the Australian of the Year Awards, Stargazing Live, and The Invictus Games in Sydney in 2018, broadcasting to a global audience of 60 million. Outside of the workplace, Kumi is always up for an adventure, especially one that pushes her physical and mental limits. She has reported live from the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and has run two half marathons and a marathon in central Australia!
Leigh Sales is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. As the anchor of the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, she has interviewed dozens of world leaders and celebrities, including Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Henry Kissinger, the Dalai Lama, Paul McCartney, Patti Smith, Harrison Ford, Leonardo DiCaprio and Julie Andrews. She has interviewed every living Australian prime minister and anchors the ABC’s federal election coverage. Leigh is the winner of three Walkley Awards, Australia’s highest journalism honour; the author of three books, Detainee 002, On Doubt and the most recent best seller Any Ordinary Day and the co-host of a wildly popular podcast called Chat 10 Looks 3 with Annabel Crabb.
Friday 3rd June 2022 $299+GST
Friday 10th June $399 + GST
Friday 22nd July 2022
Friday 19th August @ The Venue, Alexandria
Agency Sales/Account Management
Best Ad Campaign
– Championing the Equality Cause
Champion of Change
Glass Ceiling Award
– sponsored by marie claire
Journalist / Producer
– sponsored by Twitter
Media Buyer / Planner
– sponsored by Twitch
Media Sales / Account Management
People and Culture
– sponsored by OMD
Social Change Maker
– sponsored by Australian Women’s Weekly
– sponsored by Pinterest
Woman of the Year
– sponsored by Are Media
– sponsored by QMS
NEW Social Media
NEW Project Manager
NEW Client Services
This exclusive breakfast, hosted by Are Media, will bring together 100 of the fabulous, shortlisted entrants of the 2022 Women in Media Awards.
It will be an opportunity to celebrate, converse, and connect the day before the big show!
Thursday 18th August 2022
Venue: Wisteria Room, Centennial Homestead
Get inspired by the fabulous women recognised in our Power List and Women in Media Award winners in 2021!