What is the CMTO?
The Community Media Training Organisation is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID 91800), delivering nationally recognised and pathways training to community broadcasters around Australia.
The CMTO's Purpose Statement is:
Provide specialised training that develops skilled and resilient community broadcasters
Our Vision is:
Media Skills for All
Read our 2021-2024 CMTO STRATEGIC PLAN V1.2 here.
The CMTO is committed to delivering high quality and innovative training using the latest education tools both online and face to face.
To find out what our clients and students think of us you can check out the results of our latest Annual Feedback Report and Quality Indicator Summary Report:
To discover more about training trends across the community media sector you can review the CMTO Training Needs Survey 2022-23 Report V1.0
The CMTO is a registered charity, you can view the CMTO Constitution and Latest Annual Report on the ACNC register.
The CMTO ackowledges the Community Broadcasting Foundation as a major funding partner.
Giordana Caputo - Chief Executive Officer
Jason Velleley- National Training Manager
Charlotte Bedford- Project Manager: Leadership and Enterprise Training
Mikaela Ford - Pathways and Partnerships Manager
Ugur Topal - Project Manager: Access & Inclusion
Kween G- Traineeships Supervisor
Merryn McDonnell- Support Officer: Pathways
Amruta Nargundkar- Enterprise Development Officer
Emma Couch – Student Services Support Officer
Heli Newton – Training and Learning Design Assistant
Alex Knysh – Training Assistant
Gemma Purves – Course Coordinator: Audio Ability
Madhuraa Prakash – Communications Coordinator
Karen Kundicevic – Compliance and Finance Officer
Robylaine Joyce Rivera - Executive Assistant
Deborah Evans- Chair
David Turrell- Deputy Chair
Natalie Pozdeev- Director
Natalie first started in community broadcasting at 2MCE in Bathurst in 2001, and has had a long affiliation with 2RRR, most recently as Chair of the Board. She was Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) for eight years, and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Natalie was previously the Head of Radio at the AFTRS, and the Head Teacher of Media, Radio and Journalism at TAFE NSW. Natalie has a Masters Education (Leadership), and holds qualifications in education, events management, sustainability, visual communications and design.
Dre Ngatokorua- Director
Matt Field - Director
Matt Field is the CEO of Attitude Foundation - a disability led media organisation shaping a new understanding of disability through the development and promotion of media content. Matt is also currently working with the Community Broadcasting Association Australia to provide leadership support to the Radio Reading sector and explore new opportunities to increase engagement with the broader disability community. Matt has a long association with the Community Media sector and was previously CEO of Melbourne’s Community TV Station, C31 and Secretary of the Australian Community Television Alliance (ACTA). Matt is passionate about the power of media to increase social cohesion through authentic portrayals of diversity.