Tickets on sale for the Women in Media oration dinner honouring Caroline Jones AO

The Women in Media Oration Dinner Honouring Caroline Jones AO is locked in for August 8 in Sydney. The event will celebrate Caroline Jones AO’s legacy; tickets are available now.

The announcement:

The inaugural Women in Media Oration Dinner Honouring Caroline Jones AO is set to take place on Thursday evening, August 8, in Sydney, celebrating the influential legacy of media icon Caroline Jones AO.

Kate McClymont, a ten-time Walkley Award winner celebrated for her groundbreaking investigative journalism, will deliver the Oration at this prestigious gala event. An industry trailblazer, McClymont’s speech promises to be both rousing and insightful, reflecting her dynamic perspective on the media landscape.

The Women In Media Oration Dinner Honouring Caroline Jones AO will foster intellectual discourse, inspire positive change for gender equity, and contribute to the betterment of society.

Women in Media, a registered not-for-profit charity supports women working in all facets of the media and through events like this, aims to improve diversity, equality, and inclusion for all women in the industry

Anita Jacoby AM, distinguished television producer, media executive, and co-chair of Women in Media, expressed enthusiasm for McClymont’s participation, saying, “Kate McClymont AM epitomises journalistic excellence. Her forthcoming speech at the inaugural Women in Media Oration Dinner Honouring Caroline Jones AO is sure to captivate us all.”

“She is an unparalleled storyteller whose candid voice and clever wit will make for a special evening,” she added.

Kate McClymont’s illustrious career began as a cadet at The Sydney Morning Herald in 1985. Her fearless investigative work, which includes uncovering corruption in politics, trade unions, sport, and horse racing, has earned her accolades – despite multiple threats to her safety. McClymont’s groundbreaking reporting on the Canterbury Bulldogs’ salary-cap breaches led to a Gold Walkley Award in 2002 and contributed to the conviction of corrupt former Labor MP Eddie Obeid.

The gala dinner and Oration will celebrate Caroline Jones AO’s profound impact as a mentor and leader within the media industry. As Women in Media’s inaugural patron, Caroline Jones AO’s unwavering support for women in media has left an indelible mark.


Women in Media is a not-for-profit registered charity that exists to help women in media excel, learn, contribute, and connect. With over 6400 members nationwide and branches in each state and territory, members work in all facets of the media including journalism, communications, production, public relations, advertising, marketing, publishing, and digital media. Our initiatives aim to increase gender equality, extend leadership and economic participation opportunities for women, and build a safer, more respectful culture in Australian workplaces. For more information visit www.womeninmedia.com.au.


The inaugural Women in Media Oration Dinner Honouring Caroline Jones AO celebrates a trailblazer of the industry, mentor to many, and much-loved leader. As Women in Media’s patron for many years, Caroline Jones AO’s support for all women working across the media industry was beyond compare. Renowned investigative journalist Kate McClymont AM will deliver the inaugural Women in Media Oration Dinner Honouring Caroline Jones AO on Thursday, August 8, in Sydney. It is a must-attend evening for senior executives in the media and government landscapes. Information and purchase tickets here: https://www.womeninmedia.com.au/women-in-media-oration-2024

Source: eckfactor


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