Fiona Gruber is a journalist, broadcaster and radio documentary maker.
She’s written on the arts for many of the major newspapers and art journals including the Australian, the Age, the Australian Book Review and the Times Literary Supplement.
She was an inaugural arts writer for the Guardian when it launched in Australia in 2013 and taught a Guardian Masterclass on Writing about the Arts.
Fiona presents, produces and has made a wide range of documentaries for ABC Radio National including the ten-part series Australian Portraits, A Late Afternoon with Clive James, Former Foreign Correspondent Jill Jolliffe’s Latest Battle–about the journalist’s journey with Altzheimers – A Short History of the Nuclear Bunker and Art After Death, a look at how the art world deals with the legacy of artists and their works.
In 2004 she founded Gert’s Sunday Salon, a cabaret club in Melbourne, for which she won a Green Room Award.