Julie McCrossin is inspiring. A career spanning over 20 years in media and radio, Julie has a strong commitment to social justice. Warm and engaging, Julie is a respected Master of Ceremonies, public speaker, facilitator of panel discussions and hypotheticals, journalist, adult educator and trainer.
Finishing as a broadcaster with ABC Radio National, ABC TV and Network Ten, Julie is now a freelance journalist and facilitator. She presented the radio show Life Matters on ABC Radio National for 5 years, covering countless health, welfare and educational topics with a frequent rural focus. Julie was also a team leader on the media quiz show “Good News Week” for 5 years on Network Ten and ABC TV.
Currently Julie writes for the NSW Law Society Journal and facilitates conferences and seminars nationally. Julie offers a range of interactive formats that stimulate audience discussion while keeping people on topic and on time. Julie is especially known for her capacity to guide forums on sensitive topics, such as suicide prevention, mental health, child protection and family law.
Julie presents Up and Away on Radio Q as part of Qantas in-flight entertainment and is a video presenter for in-house and on-line productions.
Julie has the ability to engage her audience, inspiring open and often surprisingly honest communication and generating discussion, reflection and resolution.
Julie has qualifications in the arts, education and law. She is an Ambassador for the Fred Hollows Foundation, Adult Learning Australia, CAN (Mental Health) Inc? and FRANS Inc (Making Things Happen for People with Disabilities), and is Patron of Wagga Women’s Health Centre.
You were fantastic and made the day a very special one for all of us lucky enough to be there. The feedback I received from those living with cancer was very appreciative of the interaction and overall learning experience achieved on the day. You and all the speakers did us proud.– David Sandoe OAM, National Chairman, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
Thank you so much for your superb facilitation of the Conference. You are fabulous!– Odette Waanders, CEO, Palliative Care Victoria
Thank you so much for facilitating a wonderful launch of ‘What makes you happy?’. I very much appreciate your enthusiasm and superb interviewing skills, creating a fun and interactive evening.– Fiona Robards, author of “What makes you happy?”