Archiving Workshop participants 2021
FNMA has welcomed Liam Campbell back to the team as the Archive Facility and Projects Manager. Liam will take over from Daniel Featherstone who is moving on to a digital inclusion research project at RMIT in early April. Liam will be responsible for coordinating the setup and operations of the Digitisation facility in Alice Springs, supporting organisations to set up online archives on the First Nations Media Archive hub, and training and support for First Nations organisations to manage their collections.

This week Daniel and Liam are running a three day archiving workshop with 15 participants attending from PAW Media, Goolarri Media, ARDS, Batchelor Institute and local groups. The workshop provides an introduction to archiving, media handling, cataloguing and use of the Mukurtu archive platform.
Liam Campbell and son Cole
Thanks to Community Broadcasting Foundation for funding support to deliver this workshop. Look out for future workshops and webinars in coming months.

Goolarri Media is the first organisation to set up an archive site on the First Nations Media Archive hub in 2021. Contact Liam on if your organisation is interested in setting up a site on the hub.

indigiTUBE Handpicked playlist has been updated on Apple Music. So much new deadly music on there, check it out HERE.
Member Highlight
Writer and journalist, Jack Latimore, a proud Birpai man has been promoted to Managing Editor of NITV's digital after acting in the position. Jack's promotion will lead the editorial agenda and strategy across NITV"s digital platform while he will continue to work with Indigenous news and current affairs team.
NITV - The Point
Check out this short video of FNMA Member Travis Cardona with Yawuru and Bardi man, Marco Puertollano taking Travis out on Country to catch mud crabs. Tune into The Point on Wednesday at 8.30pm (CH 34).
Industry News
Google Training
A reminder that Google Training is available to everyone in First Nations Media sector. Google News Lab Teaching Fellow, Miguel D'Souza is leading the training on tips and tricks for using Google tools to strengthen your reporting and says anyone in the sector can join in.
The training teaches:
  • Advanced search tools - how to use search operators to find government documents. 'Power' searching techniques.
  • Verification - how to reverse image search and spot hoax content on social media.
  • Data - how to use tools like Pinpoint and data scraping techniques to get information from other sources across a broad range of topics.
  • Mapping - how to use Google Map and Earth functions in online storytelling.

The training is useful for broadcasters, reporters and support staff to take your online research skills to the next level.
For more information, contact Google News Lab Teaching Fellow, Miguel D’Souza or Twitter @migueldsouza.
First Nations Telstra contact centre established in Darwin
A new Telstra contact centre which will connect Indigenous Australians across the country has been established in Darwin. The centre will officially begin operations today and is the first of its kind for Telstra. The centre will operate five days a week between 9am and 5pm, and Telstra customers can call the First Nations Connect free call hotline on 1800 444 403. The new centre will improve communication with callers which will lead to better digital outcomes and ultimately improve digital literacy among Indigenous communities. For more information click here.
Call for stories for the Story of Our Children and Young People - Central Australia
The team at Menzies are seeking positive stories of change and cultural stories of wellness for the 2021 Story. It builds upon the first Story which was published in 2019, which you can find at the Menzies website here. If you have any positive stories of change or a cultural story of wellness you’d like to share to be published in the next publication of the Story of Our Children and Young People, please complete the Expression of Interest form here or contact Benita De Vincentiis -  Menzies Project Coordinator for the Story of Our Children and Young People directly on 8946 8439 or via email at by close of business Friday 19 March 2021.
Hip Hop Artist Professional Development Opportunity
CAAMA announces their Hip Hop Artist Development Project with Jimblah! CAAMA is calling out for applications from emerging Aboriginal hip hop artists in Central Australia to apply for this amazing opportunity. The project starts on the 10th of May and runs till the 4th of June and will see up to two emerging artists spending up to four weeks in the CAAMA Studios working with renowned hip hop artist and producer Jimblah.   Applications open now and close on the 28th March, APPLY HERE.
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