Gary Dickson was appointed the Research and Project Manager in February 2020, having held the position of Operations Administrator since August 2019.
Prior to PIJI he has worked at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne, and the Post Conflict Research Center in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. He lectures in media law and ethics at Monash University and volunteers research for the Press Freedom Landscape Mapping project at the Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom.
As a freelance writer and researcher he has developed a curriculum for teaching journalism students about family violence for Our Watch, contributed to projects for Index on Censorship and the International Federation of Journalists, and written for Nieman Reports, Inside Story and Right Now.
He holds a Master of Journalism from the University of Melbourne.