StoryCasters 2.0 Launch & Networking Mixers

StoryCasters 2.0 project team and trainers. Photo credit: Anna Hay

StoryCasters 2.0 Launch Mixer 

Diversity Arts Australia has officially launched the StoryCasters 2.0 program at the first social mixer of the year. On January 28, 2024, program participants, trainers, and project partners came together to celebrate this exciting initiative.

A huge thank you to speakers:

  • DARTS CEO, Lena Nahlous
  • StoryCasters 2.0 Program Manager / Emcee, Simone Amelia Jordan
  • StoryCasters 1.0 Graduate, Sydnye Allen
  • StoryCasters 2.0 Trainers, Winnie Dunn, Sheree Joseph, Isabella Moore, and Nadyat El Gawley

Vox Pop Interviews - Launch Mixer

Teaser - Launch Mixer

StoryCasters 2.0 is brought to you by Diversity Arts Australia in partnership with Multicultural NSW, Media Diversity Australia, Sweatshop Literacy Movement, and our organisational partner, Arts and Cultural Exchange with support from Create NSW and Creative Australia.

Pictured: StoryCasters launch Mixer. Photo credit: Anna Hay.


MDA & StoryCasters 2.0 Networking Drinks

StoryCasters 2.0 Cohort. Photo credit: Phoenix Eye Films

On February 23, 2024, Media Diversity Australia hosted a casual evening of networking for the program participants, bringing together a network of First Nations and culturally diverse journalists with the talented trainers and participants of Diversity Arts Australia’s StoryCasters 2.0 program. The StoryCasters 2.0 cohort were immersed in insightful conversations while building industry networks of support.

A huge thank thank you to speakers:

  • Lena Nahlous, DARTS CEO
  • Simone Amelia Jordan, StoryCasters 2.0 Program Manager
  • Mariam Veiszadeh, Media Diversity Arts Australia CEO
  • Daniel Nour, Multicultural NSW
  • Nour Haydar, Senior Producer
  • Paula Kruger, 2ser

Vox Pop Interviews - MDA & StoryCasters Networking

Teaser - MDA & StoryCasters Networking


Pictured: MDA & StoryCasters networking Mixer. Photo credit: phoenix eye films.