Simone Amelia Jordan is Australia’s most successful hip-hop journalist, with a career spanning print, radio, TV, and digital media. At 23, she founded Urban Hitz, the country’s highest-selling rap and R&B publication. Later, in New York City, she served as the content director of The Source, the iconic ‘Hip-Hop Bible’ that inspired her reporting and social consciousness. Simone is a passionate advocate for equity and inclusion, dedicating her career to mentoring young women and guiding the next generation of talent at Media Diversity Australia. Her debut book, Tell Her She’s Dreamin’, won the 2021 Richell Prize.