Liz Fell is a freelance communications journalist, whose coverage of the telecommunications industry began in 1982 with contributions to Communications Australia and weekly broadcasts for ABC Radio Australia and ABC Radio National. She became a contributing editor of International Communications Digest, Communications Update and Hub, and a regular contributor of keynote interviews to Australian Communications and CommsWorld. At an international level, she was Australian correspondent for Television Business International and Cable and Satellite Asia, and contributed a monthly column to Asia Pacific Satellite. Since 1993, she has conducted regular interviews for the Telecommunications Journal of Australia.
She has worked as a part-time Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in a number of Humanities/Arts faculties, including teaching Journalism and coordinating research theses for Master in Journalism students at the University of Technology Sydney. She has also reported for the Federal Government on Journalism Education in Australian Universities.
She has been the recipient of several important awards for her journalism, including the George Munster Award for Freelance Journalism in 1986. She was elected a Distinguished Fellow of the Telecommunications Society of Australia in 2003 for her notable and enduring contributions to Australian telecommunications.