Anna Schinella

Anna has many decades experience in media, broadcasting and communications including working at the ABC, SBS, the Weather Channel UK and Optus Television.

In the 1980s, she was a volunteer broadcaster, trainer and admin worker, as well as a Board member at Sydney’s Radio Skid Row. She  also became the first multicultural programming coordinator at the station in 1986. In 2015 Anna returned to Radio Skid Row’s Board as President and Secretary.

Anna has also been actively involved in ethnic community broadcasting, coordinating the community licensee application for the first Sydney-wide ethnic radio licence on behalf of the consortium of ethnic community broadcasters (2RSR-FM, 2SER-FM and 2WOW-FM).

Anna was formerly the Chair of the CBF’s Development and Operations Grants Advisory Committee and a member of the Sector Investment Advisory Committee from July 2016 to March 2019, only leaving these roles to an extended stay in the UK.