Community Media Worker (Archive)

Simon Japangardi Fisher
simon [at]

Simon has been working for PAW Media for around 12 years. His main role has been involved in the maintanence of the 26 year old Warlpiri Media Archive, this includes the critical task of digitising video content onto the digital server. Simon also provides cultural liason and advice services to visiting researchers and media. In 2010 Simon was enrolled in a Certificate III in Media.


Community Media Worker (Music)

Scottie Japanangka Brown
clifford [at]

Scottie is a well known musician in Central Australia. As singer and lead guitarist of Rising Wind he has been writing songs and playing music since he was 16. His first instrument was drums.  He then started playing bass before taking up guitar and becoming one of the best Warlpiri guitarists in Central Australia.  In the mid-eighties he started his first band ‘Yuendumu South Band’. In the nineties his band recorded 2 songs for a compilation album at CAAMA studios as ‘Desert Mulga’.  The band’s name changed to Rising Wind, who released 3 cds during the nineties.  He also played with Wakulyarri Band and a band called Broken Chain. His inspirations include local bands from the 70s and 80s such as Poor Boys band and Red Sand Band. Scottie has been in training as a radio broadcaster for the last few months and is aiming on doing a regular new music show over the radio network. He also coordinates the PAW Media Music Studio and is developing skills in audio recording and mixing as well as helping and inspiring other musicians from many remote communities and adding to his own body of work.


Community Media Worker (Music)

Caleb Jangala Hargraves

Caleb is an amazingly talented Warlpiri musician. He has been playing music since he was 9, and can play keys, guitar, drums and vocals. Caleb has performed with a number of Yapa bands including Lajamanu Teenage Band, Rising Wind and Blackstorm. At PAW Media, Caleb writes and records his own music, plays concerts, and helps other local musicians record songs. 


Community Media Worker (Video)

Elizabeth Napaljarri Katakarinja
elizabeth [at]

Elizabeth Napaljarri Katakarinja is an Arrente woman from Ntaria with Anmatjere and Warlpiri connections. She speaks four languages and is a well known painter. Elizabeth is experienced in directing and editing short documentaries and community news bulletins. In 2010 Elizabeth completed a Certificate III in Media.


Community Media Worker (Video)

Jason Japaljarri Woods
jason [at]

Jason is a Warlpiri man who has worked at PAW Media since 2006.

He is a talented media worker with strong skills in video production, graphic art, design and animation, in which he’s employed a variety of techniques including stop motion animation and digital compositing in both Flash and After Effects.

Jason is an award winning filmmaker and his short film Jack and Jones, which he wrote, directed and animated, won best film at the 2012 Fistful of Films, the NT’s premier short-film competition, as well as the Best Indigenous Film Maker Award at Queensland’s 2013 West End Film Festival. His work has also been recognized at other film festivals and exhibitions while Jason has also presented at conferences and helped run workshop training programs.


General Manager

Jeff Bruer
jeff [at]

Jeff joined PAW Media in July 2012. He has worked in mainstream television documentary production for over twenty years as a producer, director, writer, editor and Director of Photography. He became General Manager in 2017.


Operations Manager

Zoe Curren
zoe [at]

Video Producer

Jon Frank
jon [at]


Radio Coordinator

Alastair Ling
alastair [at]

Keeping Culture Coordinator &

Indigimob Facilitator for PAW Communities

Chloe James
chloe [at]