Christine Jackman is an author, journalist and communications consultant. Her love of a good yarn has taken her from a newspaper cadetship in Brisbane to a posting as a foreign correspondent in New York, and to the Federal Press Gallery. She is a Walkley finalist and has won a number of journalism awards, including a Quill, for her feature writing. Her work has been published in The Australian/Weekend Australian Magazine, Good Weekend (SMH/The Age), Vogue and the Australian Women’s Weekly.
Christine’s first book, Inside Kevin07, documented the 2007 federal election campaign and victory by the Labor Party, led by Kevin Rudd.
More recently, Christine has been struck by how external noise and digital distractions can erode our wellbeing, undermining our capacity for creative or innovative work. Her latest book, Turning Down the Noise, explores that modern phenomenon.
Christine lives in Brisbane with her two teenage sons, her partner, their Labrador and a disgruntled cat. Her life is very rarely quiet.