David Turrell is the Chair of the Community Media Training Organisation Board. He is an enduring member of community media and is currently CEO of 1079 Life, where he was general manager for 6 years prior.
David was presented with the prestigious Michael Law Award in 2019 by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia, for his sustained and outstanding contribution to community broadcasting .
He was the CEO of Christian Media Australia in 2004-2012, where he represented the interests of radio and TV stations, program producers and industry professionals. David has experience as a producer for film and television and is also a musician and composer.
His strengths lie in strategy, leadership development and radio.