Meredith Melville-Jones

Venue Manager, Entertainment Manager

Meredith Melville-Jones

Venue Manager, Entertainment Manager

Biography

Meredith is the Director of Bradfield Senior College, a senior school specialising in the Creative Industries. She is passionate about working with senior school students to nurture and develop creative skills in conjunction with their academic studies. For the 2016 Vivid Ideas festival, Meredith led two events for Bradfield – the Creative Careers Day  and the Creativity in Education forum at the MCA.

Meredith has had a Generation Z style career with over 18 jobs in 5 different fields: Retail, Television, Airline, Internet and finally Education. She started her career in television and devised her own children’s program (Ace) that ran for 9 years. She then worked at Qantas as a flight attendant, a journalist and then  Manager of Inflight Entertainment. Meredith was part of a global project to introduce in seat videos.

Meredith was also director of the Sydney Youth Writing Competition for primary schools for 9 years, which received over 3,000 entries annually.

In a few words
Creative, spontaneous, idealistic , optimistic and driven.