Kellie Riordan

Director, Deadset Studios

Kellie Riordan is Australia’s leading podcast strategist and the creative force behind Australia’s most popular podcasts including Conversations (named Most Download podcast in Australia by Apple Podcast 4 times)No Feeling is Final (Director’s Choice at Third Coast 2019),kids ethics showShort & Curly(Webby Award),the Walkley-award-winning Unravel True Crime, Fierce Girls(Australian Podcast Award 2019), critically acclaimed comedy musical CrossBreadchildren’s scripted mystery Mackaroy Uncoveredand the hugely popular Ladies We Need To Talk.

She was the founding managing editor of ABC Audio Studios, the podcast unit at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Kellie’s focus is creating compelling and engaging on-demand audio and podcasts and she’s launched more than 35 new podcasts, all critically acclaimed. She now runs her own podcast consultancy and production house, Deadset Studios.