Award-winning freelance journalist, speaker, consultant & wordsmith for hire. Co-host of The Week In Start-Ups Australia podcast with Mark Pesce. Author and Producer of upcoming book & podcast, How The World Really Doesn’t Work. Founder of independent subscription journalism experiment, Hello Humans.


With more than a decade in the industry, Connelly has worked in some of the world’s most prestigious newsrooms.  Specialising in economics, policy & technology, she writes for leading publications including The Australian Financial Review, The Saturday Paper, The ABC, SBS, The Economist, The Australian, Junkee & others. Connelly has appeared as a panelist & commentator on ABC’s The Drum, Channel 10’s The Project, SBS’ The Feed and more. She features regularly on some of the country’s most popular radio shows and podcasts including Radio National’s Breakfast, Drive, Hack, Download This Show & Tech Tuesday, 2UE’s Drive and Jonesy & Amanda’s Pure Gold.

She has produced award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands and has featured as a speaker for companies, institutions and organisations including Macquarie Telecom, The auDA Foundation, UNSW, Above All Human & more.