Alexandra Wake is an Associate Professor at RMIT University. She came to the academy after a long career as a journalist and broadcaster. She is an active leader, educator and researcher in journalism. Her research, teaching and practice sits at the nexus of journalism practice, journalism education, equality, diversity and mental health.
- Ross, A.,Morgan, A.,Wake, A.,Jorm, A.,Reavley, N. (2022). Pilot trial of a media intervention with journalism students on news reporting of mental illness in the context of violence and crime In: Health Promotion Journal of Australia,, 33, 602 - 613
- Wake, A.,Ricketson, M. (2022). Trauma in the newsroom: Lessons on the importance of Australia's YZ case In: Ethical Space, 19, 39 - 49
- Nguyen, J.,Valadkhani, A.,Nguyen, A.,Wake, A. (2021). Press Freedom and the Global Economy: The Cost of Slipping Backwards In: Journalism Studies, 22, 399 - 417
- Ross, A.,Morgan, A.,Wake, A.,Jorm, A.,Reavley, N. (2021). Key stakeholders’ recommendations for improving Australian news media reporting of people with severe mental illness, violence and crime In: Advances in Mental Health, 75, 75 - 80
- Weng, E.,Wake, A. (2021). Blessed be the educated journalist: Reflections on a religious literacy gap in the field of journalism In: Australian Journalism Review, 43, 81 - 87
- Wake, A. (2021). In conversation with Maria Ressa In: Australian Journalism Review, 43, 161 - 167
- Wake, A.,Fox, K.,Strong, C. (2020). Pandemic Podcasting: From Classroom to Bedroom In: Teaching Journalism & Mass Communication, 10, 29 - 33
- Wake, A.,Martin, F.,Backhaus, B. (2020). A new ERA? The changing face of journalism research in Australia In: Australian Journalism Review, 42, 37 - 58
- Wake, A. (2020). Listening Circles Provide Model for Students in Disrupted Journalism Industry In: Enriching Higher Education Students’ Learning through Post-work Placement Interventions, Springer Nature, Cham.
- Ross, A.,Morgan, A.,Wake, A.,Jorm, A.,Reavley, N. (2020). Guidelines for news media reporting on mental illness in the context of violence and crime: A delphi consensus study In: Australian Journalism Review, 42, 293 - 311
1 PhD Current Supervisions4 PhD Completions
- Brave new worlds of international broadcasting. Funded by: Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) Research Grant 2017 onwards from (2018 to 2022)
- To attend Radio Conference (Monash University, Prato campus) and What is News Now Conference (East West Centre, Singapore). Funded by: Ian Potter Foundation Travel Grant 2018 Round 1 from (2018 to 2018)