Media Training

Anthony Frangi


Anthony Frangi







Anthony Frangi is a media & communications expert with more than 30 years' experience in media management, broadcast media, journalism education and consultancy. He is author of three books, 'Radio Toolbox – A guide to getting started in radio in the digital age'; 'So you want Media Coverage' & 'Presentation Skills for Business & Job Interviews', 2017. He is highly regarded in the private & public sector as a conference speaker & trainer in media, communications & professional development. Anthony has worked with JDW Education & Training facilitating corporate workshops in Business and Social Etiquette, Speech and Communication, Conflict Resolution & Effective Networking Techniques.

Anthony is Founder of Pop Up Radio Australia designed for the conference & podcast market. His clients include the Queensland Government, Local Government Association of Queensland, RACQ, UX Australia, Infrastructure Association of Queensland, Palliative Care Queensland. Anthony was appointed General Manager for the Fairfax Radio Network in Queensland between 2012 and 2015. He was a content director, broadcaster & trainer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 1988 and 2008. From 2009 to 2012 Anthony worked at The University of Queensland (UQ) as Director Learning, Engagement, Innovation & Development for the School of Journalism and Communication. Anthony continues teaching in journalism & communication today. He is a regular conference speaker and international trainer on media and natural disasters, including guest speaker at the 2017 Fire, Cyclone & Flood Disaster Management and Recovery Forum; the UN Regional Workshop on Social Media & Disaster Risk in South Korea; UQ School of Public Health and at the Reimaging Resilience Speakers Series in Australia. He has conducted media and disaster workshops in India, Vanuatu, Tonga, Solomon Islands and more recently in Kuala Lumpur & Sri Lanka. He co-authored a disaster reporting teaching module for London-based Commonwealth Broadcasting Association. He is co-founder of the 'Ready Qld Emergency App'.


Anthony's 30 year media career has spanned all three sectors of the media (commercial, ABC and community) and I have received numerous industry and government awards for my work. I have a thorough knowledge of the broadcast industry and its law, monitoring trends and emerging technologies. I have also been a broadcaster and content director with a solid understanding of the internal workings of broadcasting. My background in leading and managing change is extensive having recently worked for Fairfax Media as General Manager (Radio Division) Brisbane. I was responsible for providing strong leadership, vision and management for the Fairfax Radio Network as well as improving the corporate profile for Fairfax Media. I was also responsible for managing over 80 staff, hiring and performance of staff, managing budgets and developing reports. My work included all outgoing formal communications and the writing and issuing of media releases, as well as the implementation and execution of brand communication strategies as well as the placement of external marketing (outdoor, press, digital and television). A key component of my role was engaging with key stakeholders, political leaders across all divisions, community groups and the private sector as well as speaking on behalf of the network. As a communications trainer, I have over 25 years experience working with the corporate sector. Companies include Hastings Deering; Grainco Australia; Australian Red Cross, Xstrata, Queensland Law Society, Uniting Church of Australia, Australia Post and Energex.

Media training services offered:

  • Radio
  • Television
  • Presentation


Available on request.

Reviews and Recommendations:

"Anthony Frangi is the best possible journey for your success."
Jodie Bache-McLean, Director, JDW Education & Training Brisbane.