Emerging Cultural Leaders 2017

Bethany Atkinson-Quinton

Bethany Atkinson-Quinton is a broadcaster, producer, writer and educator based in Narrm (Melbourne). Beth’s work focuses on developing emerging artists, sparking conversation and producing work that centres community, art, identity and intersectional feminism. She creates audio documentaries for multiple broadcasters and podcasts including ABC Radio National, Triple R and All The Best. She is a presenter and producer of The Breakfast Spread on PBS 106.7 FM.

Passionate about connecting audiences to storytelling, she has presented podcast workshops with The Walkley Foundation, The Arts Centre and Melbourne Writers Festival.

‘ECL has really helped me dissect and develop what it means to approach my practice through a community-engaged lens. I feel incredibly privileged to have been able to learn from so many socially engaged, interested and interesting people.’

1 – Bethany Atkinson-Quinton. Image by Snehargho Ghosh.