A pioneering Australian broadcaster, Tracee’s career began at the ABC’s youth station, TripleJ, where she launched the national network. Her high-profile TV and radio roles include: ABC TV’s 7.30 Report, ABC NewsRadio, ABC Local Radio, Radio Australia, SBS World News and 3RRR.FM. She is a former Saturday Age Op/Ed columnist specialising in social justice, environment and popular culture issues and is the author of three books.
Tracee’s wide-ranging arts/media leadership roles include: Program Manager at 3RRR, CEO of the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival and Co-Producer and National Chair of the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA). She has served as a Board Director of 3RRR.FM, Music Victoria and as Chair of Music Victoria’s Women’s Advisory Panel and was the inaugural Head of Journalism at the Australian College of Arts.
Tracee is a foundation Ambassador for the Big Issue’s Women’s Subscription Enterprise, an Asia/Pacific Journalism Centre Fellow and the recipient of an Australia Day Award for her creative & cultural work on the Leigh Bowery Theatre in Melbourne’s west.
Tracee is the presenter of FIERCE, a program about women in leadership at 3RRR.FM and is the subject of the Australian power-pop song, Tracee Lee, by The Chevelles.