Trish Lake, now CEO of Brisbane-based screen production company Freshwater Pictures, has had a long and varied media career. She began at ABC News in Brisbane and over several decades was a reporter, producer and presenter in most major Australian cities and in many regional centres. She also worked for the ABC as a correspondent in Washington and as a freelance producer and journalist in London. As an independent producer of documentaries and feature films, Trish has collaborated with ABC commissioning editors and management. She is a past president of Screen Producers Australia (SPA) and has been involved in screen industry politics including working on ABC policy reviews.