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University of Technology Sydney
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Australian broadcasting, media history, biography, feminist history, women broadcasters, production studies, public broadcasting, Australian Broadcasting Commission, ABC, women in radio, women in television, production history
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About Me

Kylie Andrews is an award-winning historian whose research centres on histories of media and gender, production studies and biography. Her book, Trailblazing Women of Australian Public Broadcasting, 1945-1975 will be published by Anthem press in early 2022.  Kylie works with many historical associations and centres of learning and is currently associated with the University of Technology, Sydney, the Centre for Media History at Macquarie University and the Professional Historians Association (NSW & ACT). In addition to receiving the Clare Burton Scholarship for her research into gender in Australian broadcasting, she has been awarded the UNSW Frank Crowley History Prize and a National Council of Women Australia Day Award.

Recent Publications

Andrews, K. 2019, “Broadcasting inclusion and advocacy: A history of female activism and cross-cultural partnership at the post-war ABC”, Media International Australia, Vol. 174, no. 1, pp. 97-108.

Andrews, K. 2016, “Don’t tell them I can type: negotiating women’s work in production in the post war ABC”, Media International Australia, Vol. 161, no. 1, pp. 28-37.

Andrews, K. 2011, “National History or Post-Industrial Commodity? Negotiating Australian History Through Television Documentary”, History Australia Journal, Vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 196-214.

Andrews, K. 2015, “Possibilities and pitfalls in oral history: the interview in perspective. A Report”, Voiceprint: the newsletter of the NSW Branch of the Oral History Association of Australia, Vol. 53, October, (2015), NSW Branch of the Oral History Association of Australia, Sydney, pp. 9-11.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Australia + Transnational broadcasting
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Gender, Indigenous Peoples, Labor, Public History, Technology, Urban History, Women