Yvonne Brill is a postgraduate student studying towards her Masters of Communication Studies at AUT University.
After graduating in 2007 from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English, Yvonne spent almost 3 years working in the media research industry before returning to postgraduate study.
She has experience working within the Pasifika community in Auckland having previously worked as a professional development researcher at the Pasifika Education Centre, in a PR/Communications studentship role for the Office of Pasifika Advancement at AUT, and is currently sitting on the executive board of the Pacific Islands Media Association as the student representative.
She is one of three recipients of the 2011 Pacific Media Centre international internships, in conjunction with the Asia New Zealand Foundation. She joined China Daily.com for three months in August.