Speaker

Antoinette Lattouf

 

Antoinette Lattouf is a media personality, diversity advocate, author, mum of two girls and terrible at reverse parking.

The multi-award winning journalist is the co-founder of Media Diversity Australia — a not for profit organisation working towards increasing cultural and linguistic diversity in the media.

She’s worked in television, online and radio at Network 10. SBS, ABC and triple j. She’s been a guest commentator on ABC’s Q&A, The Drum, SBS Insight, Sky News, Network 10’s The Project, Studio10 & The Feed. 

In 2022, Antoinette became a regular, permanent host of Listnr’s daily news podcast ‘The Briefing’ after appearing as a guest since August last year.

Antoinette’s first book ‘How to Lose Friends and Influence White People’ was published by Penguin Random House in May 2022. It is a witty and approachable anti-racism guide and an honest exploration of the modern manifestations of systemic racism in Australia today, and how we, as a collective, can take steps to make change. Providing practical tools, using warmth, humour, and research to share evidence-based solutions that can be used by anyone – from a seasoned advocate who is a person of colour, through to a suburban white teenager.

In 2021 she was awarded a Women’s Agenda Leadership Award as well as B&T Women in Media’s Champion of Change. In peer selected awards at her year 10 high school formal, Antoinette was awarded Most Likely to Die a Virgin.