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Kendall Hutt

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<b>Pacific Media Watch contributing editor 2017</b>

Kendall Hutt is an Honours degree journalism graduate at AUT and is now contributing editor of the Pacific Media Watch freedom project.

Kendall Hutt graduated with a Bachelor of Communication Studies in 2016, and with an Honours degree the following year. She is now contributing editor of the Pacific Media Watch freedom project. She says:

"My interest in the Asia-Pacific region was first sparked working on a story exploring the issue of media freedom in the Pacific in the final year of my journalism major.

Alistar Kata

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<b>Pacific Media Watch project contributing editor 2015</b>

Alistar Kata is of Cook Island, Māori (Ngapuhi) descent and is a Communication Studies Honours student at AUT and Pacific Media Watch contributing editor.
 

Alistar Kata is of Cook Island, Māori (Ngapuhi) descent and is a Communication Studies Honours student at AUT and Pacific Media Watch contributing editor. 

Having completed a Bachelor of Communication Studies in 2013, she became particularly interested in broadcast journalism and won the John Foy memorial award for excellence.  

Her main areas of interest are writing, producing and presenting for television or radio and she hopes to be an international reporter after graduating.  

TJ Aumua

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<b>Pacific Media Watch editor</b>

TJ Aumua is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Communication Studies with a major in journalism and a minor in screen writing. She also gained an Honours degree in Communication Studies in 2015.

TJ Aumua is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Communication Studies with a major in journalism and a minor in screen writing. She also gained an Honours degree in Communication Studies in 2015.

She has been a contributor for the Pacific Media Centre and Pacific Scoop and was a summer research intern with Pacific Journalism Review. She is now Pacific Media Watch contributing editor for 2016. TJ writes:

Del Abcede

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PMC publications, Pacific Journalism Review and Toktok designer</p></b>

Del Abcede, an AUT design graduate, does the layout/production of the PMC research journal Pacific Journalism Review and other publications.

Del Abcede, an AUT design graduate, does the layout/production of the PMC research journal Pacific Journalism Review and book publication designs, including Being the First and Pacific Journalism Monographs.

She also edits the newsletter Toktok and is the PMC photographer.

David Robie

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<strong>Professor, PMC Director</strong></p>

Professor David Robie is an author, journalist and media educator specialising in Asia-Pacific affairs.

Professor David Robie is an author, journalist and media educator specialising in Asia-Pacific affairs.

He holds a PhD in history/politics from the University of the South Pacific and a masters degree in journalism from the University of Technology, Sydney.