Radio & Journalism - Marianne Mettes

For enquiries please email: mail@mariannemettes.com

Through her performance background, Marianne brings a personable and unique presentation style to her on-air radio presence. She has a natural flair and is highly technically skilled in digital editing and production. Her vast variety of experience allows her to work on almost any project or platform.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma

    Australian Film, TV and Radio School (AFTRS), 2009

    Specialisation in: Announcing & Presentation, Current Affairs, Production, Digital Radio, Writing for Radio, Voice-Over, Features, Interviews & Podcasts and Music Directing.

  • Pro-Tools 101 Certificate

    Australian Film, TV and Radio School (AFTRS), 2009

    Official certification of industry standard studio sound production software

  • Bachelor of Fine Art - Visual Art (Intermedia)

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT), 2004

    Double major in digital arts and songwriting/production, with a minor in film & TV.

Experience:

  • Casual Producer

    Triple J Radio, ABC, Sydney, 2009-present

    Fills various roles on a casual/contract basis including: Music Programs Producer, Voice Over Artist, Music News Producer, Podcast Producer and has created web-content and administered the social media platforms.

  • Casual Producer

    ABC 666, Canberra, ACT 2008-present

    Filled various producer roles including programs producer for Breakfast, Mornings, Lunch and drive and live-cross field reporting.

  • Voice Over Artist

    TVS, Sydney, 2009

    Provided voice overs for various commercials and promos from home-studio.

  • Podcast Producer

    Triple J Radio, ABC, Sydney, 2010

    Worked as Podcast Producer for Triple J for a 2-months contract.

  • Voice Over Artist

    Australian Film, TV and Radio School (AFTRS), Sydney 2009

    For 3D animation short-film “Green Teddy”.

  • Radio Presenter

    2XX Community Radio 98.3FM, Canberra, ACT, 2007-2009

    Presenter, Producer, Music Director and Promo Producer for two popular prime-time weekly shows: Friday's “Sunset” and Saturday's “OZ Music Show”.

  • J Arts Reporter

    Triple J radio & theprogram.net.au, ACT & NSW 2007

    Producer, presenter and editor for weekly interview audio packages to be aired nationally on Triple J Radio, accompanied with written feature stories on national arts website.

  • Music reporter/journalist

    Fly - The Canberra Times Canberra, ACT 2008-2010
    BMA - street-press Canberra, ACT 2008-2010
    www.fasterlouder.com.au Canberra, ACT 2006-2010
    www.thedwarf.com.au - national, 2007
    'A Fine Line', Tasmian Street Press publication, 2007

    Interviewed touring bands and reviewed events and CDs.

  • PR/publishing assistant

    Canberra Arts Marketing, Canberra, ACT 2008

    Short-term contract publishing and promoting events, such as The National Folk Festival.

  • Corporate Video Producer

    Freelance, Brisbane, QLD 2003-2007

    Producer/director/editor for various productions for schools, non-profit organisations, community and independent groups and the Brisbane City Council.

  • Photographer

    Santa's Photo Factory, Canberra, ACT 2006

    Children's photographer at Myer's Santaland.

  • Workshop trainer/facilitator

    SpeakOut, Brisbane, 2005-2006

    Facilitated specialised workshops in educational software for children.

  • Corporate Video Producer

    Speak Out Ltd., Brisbane, QLD 2005-2006

    Writing, filming, directing, editing, producing & promoting videos for local small businesses.

  • Sound Assistant, Boom Operator & Graphic Designer

    Freelance Brisbane, QLD 2006

    Worked on film sets and behind the scenes of various short and feature films, including the independent feature film production “All My Friends are Laving Brisbane”.

  • Community Radio Intern

    4ZZZ Community Radio Fortitude Valley, QLD 2001

    Worked on-air and in admin and learnt skills in promo-editing and voice-overs.