Getting to know … John Tebbutt

Dr John Tebbutt is passionate about teaching and researching, and been lecturing in Communications and Media Studies at Monash for the 18 months.

Getting to know…john

Name: John Tebbutt

Title: Dr.

Faculty/Division: Arts

Dept: Media, Film and Journalism

Campus: Caulfield


How long have you worked at Monash? 18 months.


Where did you work prior to starting at the University? La Trobe Univerity/Swinburne University.


What do you like best about your role? Students and libraries.


Why did you choose your current career path? To teach and research.


First job? Roof tiler.


Worst job? Roof tiler.


What research/projects are you currently working on and what does it involve? History of Radio National; interviews, archival research, writing.


What is your favourite place in the world and why? Granada, mountain view from main street and the Alahambra.


What is your favourite place to eat and why? Harts hotel, steak…


What is the best piece of advice you have received? Take it to the top, baby.


Tell us something about yourself that your colleagues wouldn’t know? I’m shy.