Ryan Pemberton is the Executive Producer for All The Best. He is also a freelance audio producer with Audiocraft, mixes Full Story for The Guardian, and has been a producer for ABC RN, working on documentary podcasts including Trace, This Is About and The Somerton Man Mystery. He started out in radio and podcasting as a student of the Graduate Diploma of Radio at AFTRS.
Mell Chun is the Victorian State Coordinator for All The Best. She has been hosting community radio programs in Hobart for the past 5 years and currently tutors media at the University of Tasmania but will soon be leaving the Island to establish herself in Melbourne. Mell is passionate about audio journalism, media ethics and the importance of public radio in strengthening communities. She is also working on a radio documentary about early Chinese immigration with a grant from the Judith Neilson Institute and Walkley Fund.
Jordan Fennell has loved audio and podcasts for as long as she can remember and started off by volunteering at SYN FM. She was the Executive producer of Panorama, the flagship current affairs radio show, and was the SYN Community Coordinator for All The Best. She’s mentored up and coming producers from University of Melbourne and PBS Radio. She’s positively thrilled that she gets to work in the weird wonderful world of All The Best.
Lee Robinson has been hooked on audio and podcasts since discovering This American Life in his high school days. He cut his teeth at SYN Media where he was selected as a participant in its Podcast Incubator program in 2019 and is the current SYN Community Coordinator for All The Best. He is passionate about uncovering stories that go unnoticed and presenting them in a creative and intuitive way.
Chloe Gillespie has been the Community Coordinator since mid-2015. As a long standing member of the All The Best team, she has an excellent understanding of the show’s history as well as the Australian audio storytelling landscape. Chloe uses this knowledge to inform her social media and community coordinating duties. Chloe also works for Junkee Media as an Account Executive and Freelance Writer.
Erin Dick is a Melbourne-based digital content creative and freelance writer. She is the Content Coordinator at SYN Media and an all-round community media fanatic. Erin has a not-so-secret obsession with pro wrestling, interviewing women and queer people in pro wrestling at bronco-busters.com.
Matilda Fay is our social media producer and resident witch. She accepts full responsibility for excessive emoji use on any of our channels.
Britta Jorgensen is a radio producer and postgrad researcher completing a practice-research PhD on independent podcast producers in Australia. She began producing and presenting community radio at 2SER in Sydney, and has since produced radio/podcasts for The Wire, ABC Radio Hobart, Edge Radio, the CBAA’s National Features and Documentary Series, the Emerging Writers Festival and ABC RN’s Earshot. She’s recently been mentoring emerging producers at Melbourne University and PBS.
Sarah Mashman is an audio and content producer with ABC RN in Sydney. She’s currently producing season two of Cosmic Vertigo and Sum of All Parts. Sarah spent seven years working for the ABC in Tasmania while producing features for Earshot and History Listen. She is passionate about story telling, creative audio and sound design.
Allison Chan is a Sydney-based podcast producer and editor. She was previously the Executive Producer of All The Best at FBi Radio. Her stories have been featured on ABC RN’s Encounter, Earshot, Life Matters and RN Breakfast programs. Allison teaches podcasting at Western Sydney University and The University of Sydney. She has also worked as a podcast producer and editor in Taipei.
Eugenia is a Melbourne-based producer and has been part of the editorial team since 2019. She received the 2018 ‘So You Think You Can Pod’ prize from the Wheeler Centre, and has co-hosted a weekly show at 3CR. She first fell in love with audio storytelling during interminable late-night drafting sessions at architecture school, and is still fascinated by stories of people’s relationships with place. She first started making audio with the help of the brilliant mentors at All the Best!
Ollie Krusec is a podcaster who fell deeply into the Audio Fiction world, after having been sucked into the genre in 2010 whilst listening to We’re Alive … at night … something she does not recommend. She is known for Co-creating B.S Cryptid with her co-producer Rowen Midello. Ollie also helps to produce multiple works coming out of SYN Media in her role as Podcast Manager and recently helped launch The Tiny Podcast Project for SYN volunteers.
Rowen Midello is a writer, and has been labelled such from the moment they learnt how to lie. Audio-storytelling pulled them down into the void with the sci-fi podcast Wolf 359. Creative non-fiction fascinates them, however fiction has always held a close place in their heart. Rowen thrives on consuming and creating uncanny fiction and is fascinated by the unexplained. They are passionate about collaborative storytelling, which was fostered through their Bachelor of Arts: Creative Writing at RMIT. Rowen is co-creator of the comedy audio-fic B.S Cryptid and volunteers as Podcast Manager at SYN Media.