Michelle Tyhuis, Carbon Media

Michelle identifies as a Torres Strait Islander woman from Darnley Island (Erub) in the Torres Strait.

Michelle completed a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology in 2001, and went on to specialize in Indigenous media broadcasting, print and accredited training/assessing, by working in a variety of roles with Brisbane Indigenous Media Association over 8 years.

During this time, Michelle worked as radio presenter, producer, copywriter, trainer and mentor of Indigenous media students, graphic and publications designer, training centre manager and finally communications manager overseeing and managing a wide variety of government-funded Indigenous multimedia projects for remote and regional communities across Queensland.

Today Michelle works as a research journalist for Carbon Media, an Indigenous TV co.