Mike Williams is a digital producer and documentary maker from Sydney, Australia.
Mike specialises in long form narrative audio and is experienced in writing, photography, video, social and digital content strategy.
He’s played a key role in launching RN Drive, Guardian Australia’s Politics podcast, Long Story Short, Double J, The J Files and various ABC podcasts.
Mike’s stories have been broadcast across the ABC, including RN, triple j, ABC News and ABC Local Radio. His documentary on shearing in regional NSW was a finalist for the Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Award. Internationally his work has been featured by Third Coast Festival, Monocle 24 and NPR.
Mike is half of radio-combo postbake, with long time friend and collaborator, Timothy Nicastri. The duo are currently producing and presenting The Real Thing, a storytelling podcast that celebrates unique Australian characters. The program was one of iTunes Australia’s top 10 podcasts for 2016 and is recommended by The Australian, Wired Magazine and Guardian Australia.
Mike regularly lectures on media at universities in Sydney. He studied communications at Macquarie University and is grateful to have learnt the ropes at 2ser and FBi community radio.
When he’s not cutting audio or drawing analogies on a whiteboard, Mike enjoys cheering on the Wanderers, learning Courtney Barnett songs on guitar and writing in the third person.