© 2018 by Emma A. Jane



2011 – present: Senior Lecturer, School of the Arts & Media, UNSW, Sydney.

2005-2008: Sessional academic, Media and Communications, the University of Sydney.

2004: Sessional academic, Media and Communications, the University of Technology,  Sydney.

board memberships and associations


2016 – present: International Journal of Cultural Studies, editorial board member

2015 – present: Sydney Democracy Network, associate.

2003 – 2008: Advertising Standards Board, board member.


media and commentary

1988 – present: Freelance writer and commentator.


I have written for, among other titles, the Australian Literary Review, the Guardian, Daily Life, The Conversation, SZ-Magazin (Germany), Grazia, Cosmopolitan, Cleo, the Sun Herald, the Daily Telegraph, Marie Claire, the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Traveller, Australian Personal Computer, Notebook:, Australian Author, Max, Woman’s Day, Australian Women’s Forum, Lesbians on the Loose, Penthouse, Max, Practical Parenting, Wondertime, Cosmopolitan Pregnancy, and Ms Rider (a magazine for female motorcycling enthusiasts).

1998 – 2012: Senior writer and columnist, the Australian (print).

2011 – 2012: Fortnightly columnist, the Punch (online).

2003 – 2005: Weekly commentator Sunrise, Network Seven (television).

1999: Reporter and co-host, Late Report, Network Seven (television).

1991 – 1998: Journalist and columnist, the Sydney Morning Herald (print).

1988 – 1991: Journalist, the Northern Star (print).