Dr Jonica Newby is a science reporter, author, speaker, TV presenter and director, working on ABC TV’s popular weekly science program, Catalyst for 2 decades. She has twice won Australia’s most prestigious science journalism award, the Eureka Prize, and is recipient of a World TV Award.
Jonica's latest is a book looking at climate action, staying positive, having a laugh and dealing with the emotions of such a monumental issue. "Beyond Climate Grief - A journey of love, snow, fire and an enchanted beer can". Featuring conversations with singer-songwriter Missy Higgins, and comedians Charlie Pickering and Craig Reucassel, Mike Cannon-Brookes and words from psychological and scientific experts.
We talk about Jonica's life and career. From becoming a vet to producing a television program and writing a book that all started with a love of the snow.