About

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Cafagna Communications is run by Josephine Cafagna, award-winning Melbourne journalist.

Josephine is one of the few senior journalists in Australia with an insight into the inner workings of contemporary politics.

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After a successful career as a journalist, TV anchor, investigative reporter, radio presenter and interviewer, most recently with ABC TV as the host and chief reporter of Stateline (7.30 Victoria), Josephine Cafagna worked for four years in the Victorian Premier’s Office as Communications Director and then Executive Director, serving under premiers Ted Baillieu and Denis Napthine.

Born and resides in Melbourne with husband and son.

Brief curriculum vitae
Education:
Corpus Christi primary, Kingsville; Mount St Joseph’s secondary; Swinburne University (Arts degree, majoring in Media Studies and Italian).
Career:
1980s: Journalist and newsreader, 3XY, 3DB, 3GL, 3MP, 3AW.1990s and 2000s: Political journalist, investigative journalist, interviewer, host, SBS-TV, ABC Radio, ABC-TV.Covered numerous elections, conducted thousands of interviews, broke numerous stories, host of  Stateline on ABCTV, conducted numerous live debates including election debates, travelled internationally for Foreign Correspondent stories, won a Walkley award, runner up for a second Walkley and won six Quill awards.December 2010 to December 2014: Communications Director and Executive Director, Private Office of the Victorian Premier.Present: Communications and Media Consultant.
Interests:
Politics, Media, Business, Communications, Social Media, Current Affairs, Swimming, Fashion, Photography, Reading, all things Italian.