About us

Welcome to Travel Writers Radio, broadcast weekly on J-AIR 88FM in Melbourne, online and also on SoundCloud. We broadcast live every Wednesday, 5-7 pm from the Melbourne studios of J-AIR, and the show is repeated on Saturdays 1-3pm AEST). Produced by our team of food, wine, lifestyle and travel journalists in Australia and offshore.

Travel Writers Radio is a growing media outlet with international reach, but with a distinct local perspective. If you're an active published journalist, photojournalist, editor, author or broadcaster in the food/wine, travel, hospitality or meetings industry, or member of a recognised professional association, you may qualify to join PALAT – the Professional Association of Lifestyle and Travel Writers.  PALAT is in the unique position of having its own independent media outlet with professional members who produce and deliver all local and international content for Travel Writers Radio.

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With an increasing number of journalists being made redundant by new technologies in Australian newsrooms and the rise of citizen journalism, we offer upskilling to members who would like to move into radio broadcasting. As a member, you can apply to become a reporter or producer for our radio program contributing news, reviews, travel experiences, culinary interviews and your top tips for travellers.

Our members literally circle the globe covering the world's most interesting experiences for leisure and business travellers, without fear or favour. Our members' food wine and travel articles and photographs appear in some of the world's best known publications and online communities. Think of us as professional travel whisperers…