Christina Spurgeon

Senior Lecturer, Journalism, Media and Communication

Christina Spurgeon is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Media and Communication at the Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology. She has led three Australian Research Council Linkage with Industry projects. Most recent was a national study of the Australian ‘co-creative’ media system, and its contribution to building population-wide capacities for problem-solving through storytelling and creative expression.

Chris has a media/communications policy and community radio background, and is the current Chair of the Community Media Training Organisation. She also has an enduring interest in ‘media-on-media’ and presently serves on the editorial board of Media International Australia, and edits 3CMedia: Journal of Community, Citizen’s, and Third Sector Media.

Her book, Advertising and New Media, was published by Routledge in 2008.

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