Award-winning STEM Journalist; Host, That Startup Show; Science & Technology Editor, NITV

Rae Johnston is the Science and Technology Editor at NITV, and host of That Startup Show alongside Benjamin Law. She recently finished up as Editor of Junkee, Australia's smartest and most original pop culture title. A proud Wiradjuri woman, Rae is passionate about Indigenous Science – a topic she promotes as a member of the STREAMS network and explores hosting NITV’s children’s series Rewired. With almost a decade of experience appearing on every national television and radio news program in Australia, Rae is a leading commentator on all things science, technology, video games and geek culture. Rae is a part of the prestigious “brains trust” Leonardos group for The Science Gallery Melbourne, a Mentor with The Working Lunch program supporting entry-level women in STEM and an Ambassador for both St Vincent De Paul and the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge.

RAE JOHNSTON

Melbourne

Friday 14th August, 2020