Rebecca Boteler is ReGen Strategic’s General Manager, Strategic Communication. She brings more than 10 years consulting experience and 20 years’ experience working as a journalist in Australia and around the world to the role.
Rebecca’s extensive experience, as well as her local, national and international media networks, make her uniquely placed to provide advice on media strategy and liaison. She knows what it takes to get a a message across, reaching different audiences through multiple channels, including the media.
Since joining ReGen Strategic in 2013, Rebecca has been a trusted advisor to businesses, government agencies, local governments, not for profits and First Nations bodies, working closely with them on their strategic communication needs and helping them make a positive impact.
This includes coordinating the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation’s World Heritage Listing nomination announcement for one of the world’s oldest collections of rock art; arranging national media for the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation’s inaugural Indigenous bush food symposium; and attracting media attention to MG Corporation’s economic and social achievements, such as the management of the Target 120 program, the establishment of a cotton trial in the East Kimberley and the return of Country to MG people.
Prior to joining ReGen Strategic, Rebecca began her professional journey with a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in journalism and public relations, before carving out a career as a radio reporter and newsreader.
After working for a number of media organisations including 6PR, 96fm, Nova and Channel 7, Rebecca joined the ABC in Perth as a Senior Reporter.
Over the course of almost eight years at the ABC, Rebecca worked in a variety of roles in the newsroom, including as a political reporter for radio, a TV current affairs reporter and an Executive Producer.
Rebecca also spent almost three years working as an overseas correspondent, based mostly in Indonesia, where she freelanced for Radio Australia, newspapers, magazines and online.
In her spare time, Rebecca also pursues her passion for travel writing and teaches yoga.