Antoinette Lattouf is a broadcaster, columnist, author, international speaker, mental health ambassador, diversity advocate and mother of two girls.
The multi-award-winning journalist is co-host of LiSTNR's daily news and analysis podcast ‘The Briefing’. She can also be heard guest-hosting ABC Sydney. Her columns appear in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, Mamamia and Women’s Agenda.
Antoinette has held reporting and presenting roles at Network 10, SBS, ABC and Triple j. Antoinette has also been a guest host for ABC’s Catalyst program. She’s commented on ABC’s Q&A, The Drum, Insiders, Sky News, Network 10’s The Project, Studio10, SBS’s Insight, The Point and The Feed.
Antoinette is also the co-founder of Media Diversity Australia — a not-for-profit organisation working towards increasing cultural and linguistic diversity in the media.
Antoinette’s first book ‘How to Lose Friends and Influence White People’ was published by Penguin Random House in May 2022. She has been named among AFR’s 100 Women of Influence.
Antoinette gave a TEDx talk in Sydney in 2022.
Antoinette first wrote about her experience with postnatal depression for the ABC, where, as the daughter of refugees, she explored the intercultural, and inter-generational challenges she faced. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-12/postnatal-depression-my-mother-couldnt-feel-my-pain/7216904
Since then, she has written numerous articles about perinatal depression and anxiety, spoken at countless events and has a keen interest in supporting programs that connect with diverse Australian families. Antoinette also featured in ABC TV's You Can't Ask That episode about perinatal depression.
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