Director and Senior Media Trainer
Media Training Expert, Consultant, Educator, Strategic Adviser, Broadcaster and Journalist
Founder and Director of Corporate Media Services Pty Ltd
BA Journalism (Distinction) / Graduate – Australian Institute of Radio and Television Production
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
Doug Weller is an Australian media training specialist.
Doug’s roles have included Bureau Chief, Executive Producer, Editor, Chief of Staff, National Reporter, National Television and Radio Presenter and Newsreader, ABC Washington Correspondent, ABC Canberra Correspondent and Lecturer in Journalism.
His skills, knowledge, networks and experience have been gathered from specialist media roles in Australia, America and the Asia Pacific Region representing broadcasters, state governments, corporate organisations, executive networks, statutory bodies, community enterprises, universities and training organisations.
His practical and driven approach, combined with extensive media insight has been utilised by Australian and international organisations. Doug’s expertise has helped clients effectively manage this fast moving, unpredictable and powerful medium that can easily ruin an individual or organisation’s reputation.
Doug constantly sources innovative ideas and techniques from his Australian and international connections across print, radio, television, online, social networks and new media outlets.
A strong supporter of the Australian media industry, Doug judges various awards and provides expert advice to several committees for higher education in the field of Journalism.
Doug imparts his knowledge and provides strategies and advice to empower people to successfully control their message and display calm, confident leadership when dealing with the media.
ABC Correspondent – Washington D.C.
Television News Anchor – ABC First Edition
Political Reporter – National Press Gallery Canberra
Lecturer in Journalism – RMIT University
Ministerial Adviser – Queensland Government
Executive Producer – ABC Asia Pacific
National Reporter – ABC TV Sydney
Bureau Chief – AM/PM Programs (QLD)
2009 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
1996 – 2008 Quill Awards Judge
Best New Speaker Award (Southern Region) – (TEC)
Resource Speaker Excellence Award – (TEC)
1999 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City TV – Presentation Skills Training
2001 Indonesia TVRI – Presentation Skills Training
2003 Indonesia Metro TV – Presentation Skills Training
2005 China The General Administration of Media and Publication
(GAMP) – Senior Management Training
2005 Indonesia TVRI – Presentation Skills Training
2006 Indonesia – IASTP 111 – Print Journalism Training Project
Doug Weller is a Member of the Melbourne Press Club http://www.pressclubonline.com and is a Judge in the Annual Quill Awards
Doug Weller is listed on
ICMI Speakers and Entertainers Bureau
Australian Speakers Bureau
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