Running Free: Celebrating NITV and its boss

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How do you go from dreaming of being a journalist to being one of the youngest executives working in television today? In celebration of Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June), join NITV Channel Manager, Tanya Denning Orman as she discusses her career so far, and the process of commissioning content for Australia’s Indigenous television network. 

Hosted by Denise Eriksen from Media Mentors.

Running Free is presented in partnership between ACMI and Media Mentors. 

About Tanya Denning Orman

Tanya Denning Orman

Tanya Orman (nee Denning), a proud Birri and Guugu Yimidhirr woman from Central and North Queensland, has led NITV as Channel Manager since its merger with SBS in 2012. Over the past decade, Tanya has held positions as a journalist and producer for ABC and SBS and several different roles at NITV since 2007.

In her current position, Tanya directs the overall management and programming of NITV, which through diverse and innovative multiplatform content, including a unique news service, welcomes all Australians to celebrate Indigenous culture, voices and storytelling.