Friends of Arize: Emily Rice

March 10, 2021 By 0 Comments

Emily Rice is an accomplished broadcast journalist, with more than 20 years’ journalism experience across Australia and internationally. She is currently 9News Melbourne’s Medical Reporter where she files regular exclusive stories on the latest health issues.

What do you do as soon as you wake up? 

Exercise!

What news feeds other than the one you work at do you consume religiously? 

Herald Sun, The Age, 3AW.

What’s the biggest challenge the media industry faces?

Fighting Fake News from cowboy “media” such as Facebook.

Why does a verbal interview make such a difference to the end story? 

Face to face conversations give you more than just words – you can also gauge emotions and credibility.

What has been the most interesting thing you have ever done in your career? 

Where do I start – holding an endangered Australian gecko (and nearly losing it) with David Attenborough stands out.

Who would you absolutely love to interview?

The ABC’s covid expert Dr Norman Swam … my current journalism hero.