Judging Advisory Board

The Advisory Board assist the awards organisers to guide and manage the judging process.

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Helen wolfenden - macquarie university

Helen Wolfenden is a lecturer in radio at Macquarie University. Helen’s practice-based research interests include podcasting, the role of radio producers and radio as a research tool.

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sharon taylor - omny studio

Sharon Taylor is the CEO of Omny Studio, a software-as-a-service enabling radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners using our audio ondemand and hosting platform. 


claudia taranto - radio national

Claudia Taranto is a producer on ABC RN’s Earshot and The History Listen.  Her radio documentaries have won awards locally and internationally and she has mentored many Australian audio producers and writers.


Please check back as we continue to confirm more judges for the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards judging panel.