+43 676 5975 689 (mobile in Austria)
c/o Anna Martin-Scrase
Full Name: Sebastian Jake Krausmann
Formerly know as:
Media: Live radio, audio, video, text and web page production experience. Ability to produce under the pressure of deadlines. Political awareness and journalistic analysis. Public relations and media event experience. Public speaking and presentation skills.
Communication: Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people from government ministers to remote indigenous people. Competent at extracting, distilling, and re-presenting information in several of forms for a variety of audiences.
Customer Service: Experienced in the service and tourism industry, including coordination of events and liaison with clients.
Computer: Applications include video and audio editing, radio broadcasting, word processing, web page production, database management, internet utilisation, and file management.
Training: Supervision and training of staff in media production and computer skills, office and financial management. Experienced in the formulation, production and supervised distribution of training materials, particularly audiovisual material.
Remote Operations: Experienced working in very remote areas under extreme environmental and social situations. Familiar with the issues pertaining to regional areas and the impact of isolation on economic and social development processes. Extensive experience working with people of non-English speaking backgrounds.
2004 2008 (part-time).
Masters of Communication
External, Research. Topic: Audio Archiving in ABC Local Radio.
Bachelor of Arts (Communication)
· Majors: Radio, Sound and Video.
· Elective: Aboriginal Studies.
· Completed fourth semester in
international exchange program. Received scholarship.
Bachelor of Economics (Social Science)
· Subjects: Economics, Political Science, and Anthropology.
· Completed first year.
· Senior subjects: 3 Unit Maths and 3 Unit Economics
392 / 500 TER equivalent: 91/100
2003. Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation (Internal)
Polycom Videoconference Operation
2000 Institute for Aboriginal Development,
1994 Skillshare, Bega. N.S.W.
1994 TAFE, Bega. N.S.W.
Padi Open Water Diver
1988 Merimbula. N.S.W.
March 2004 April 2006
ABC Local Radio Far North.
Tasks: Produce/present Morning or Late Afternoon current affairs program. Identifying issues relevant to the local audience, locating interviewees, structuring program, writing scripts, conducting and editing interviews, contributing to station web page,
June 2002 March 2004.
Manager Media and Communications
Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation.
Tasks: Public relations and internal communications consisting of developing media strategy, preparation and distribution of media releases, coordination of media events, liaison with media institutions, conducting media training for staff, compiling internal newsletter and annual report.
Project Manager of Outstation Telephones project consisting of awareness-raising of project in remote indigenous communities, creation of administrative documentation, financial management, liaison with carrier, reporting to federal government department, site visits and implementation.
Media and Special Projects for Cape York Digital Network project (www.cydn.com.au)
June 2001 June 2002.
Tanami Network Pty Ltd.
Tasks: Promotion and coordination of videoconference events between remote indigenous communities in the Tanami desert region and other parties both nationally and internationally, financial management, supervision and training of remote staff, liaison with government.
Public relations for umbrella organisation Outback Digital Network.
January 2000 June 2001
Tasks: Presenter/Producer of the Morning Show, training fellow staff in digital editing and file maintenance (Netia broadcasting platform), providing content for the local website. Included scripting, filming and presenting segments for ABC televisions Snapshots & Radio Pictures.
October 1998 December 1999
ABC Local Radio. Broken Hill,
Tasks: Presenter/Producer of the Morning Show. Identification of current affairs issues relevant to the Far Western N.S.W. audience; as above in local context. This period of employment Included one month as producer for ABC Radio National Breakfast, Sydney.
Other Employment / Work Experience:
Dean & Adermann Int. Pty. Ltd. June 1997
John Furner. Bega, N.S.W. July 1994 November 1994
The Sourdough Bakery. Cobargo, N.S.W. January 1993 May 1993
Builders Labourer/Stone Mason
Gil Levy Constructions.
Waterfront Cafι. Merimbula, N.S.W. December 1989 May 1990.
Outdoor Activities Guide.
Limits and Beyond Seminars.
September 2003 April 2004
Member of the Expert Advisory Group Community Phones Program
Telecommunications Action Plan for Remote Indigenous Communities (TAPRIC)
Federal Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
May 2003 March 2004
Member of the Roundtable for Australian Civil Society
Presentation to Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Traditional Knowledge
United Nations Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Countries/regions I have visited/resided include Nigeria, Denmark, Israel, India, Nepal, Britain, Western Europe, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Bolivia, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and all mainland states of Australia.
Individual and community empowerment through access to information and media technology. Audio-visual documentation and broadcast. History and politics; the distribution and interaction of power. The role of journalism and a free press in maintaining a functional society an accountable leadership. Environmental sustainability. Globalising culture. Musical performance. Outdoor activities in natural environments.
Danish (basic conversational). German (basic conversational).
Manager, ABC Radio
0418 605 483, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABC Far North,
0415 823 863, email@example.com
Regional Program Manager.
0417 460 628, firstname.lastname@example.org