Ms Alison Ray


A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 0211
Fax +61 2 9351 5444

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Biographical details

Alison Ray has more than 30 years media experience. She has produced, directed, presented and written for media in Australia, the United States and the UK.

Alison has worked for Granada Television in the UK News Editor and a feature documentary producer. In Australia she has worked for ABC Television as a factual program producer and as a senior news producer.

At ABC Radio News, Alison was Executive Producer and news reader for Triple J's national news service. For ABC Online she was NSW Regional Editor, and ran online gateways including; ABC TV, Triple J, the Playground, Rollercoaster, Rural and Message Stick.

Alison was the 2003 Reuters Fellow to Oxford University, and has a Master of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a Bachelor of Arts from UTS.

Alison is a lecturer at Sydney University teaching Broadcast Journalism, News Writing and Video Production for the Department of Media and Communication.

Alison is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors with has ten years experience at Board level. For six years she was Chair of the Audit Committee of the Motor Accidents Authority NSW and Deputy Chair of the authority's board of directors.

Selected grants


  • Transforming medication safety in medicine and health curricula; Charles (nee Slaviero) K, Schneider C, Hilmer S, Buckley N, Lambert T, Castelino R, Mckay D, Moles R, Anderson J, Randal N, Ray A; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

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