Kirsten Diprose is a communications specialist, podcaster and farmer based on a sheep and cropping property near Caramut, in south-west Victoria.
Kirsten founded the Rural Podcasting Co, a podcast coaching and agency service, specifically for people in rural areas. She has experience in media, marketing and knowledge-brokering in agriculture, agtech and agricultural science, previously working for Deakin University and agrifood venture capital firm, Tenacious Ventures. Kirsten also founded and co-hosts a podcast specifically for rural woman, called ‘Ducks on the Pond.’
Prior to this, Kirsten worked as a TV and radio journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in both regional and metropolitan newsrooms. You can still hear her as a regular co-host on ABC Radio Melbourne’s The Conversation Hour and as a guest on ABC News Breakfast.
Kirsten is also the Deputy Chair of South West TAFE, A Board member of Food and Fibre Great South Coast and a PhD candidate at Deakin University, studying podcasting and local news sustainability.