Jedda (Paulina) Purantatameri is a Tiwi Islands lady from the Pirlangimpi (Garden Point) community, Melville Island. She is experienced in both radio and film. Jedda has been an outstanding advocate for her community, her people and has passionately contributed to the remote Indigenous media industry.
In her many years working in Indigenous media, she has represented TEABBA as a Board member, including holding the Chairperson position. She has also contributed her time to other Boards and Organisations, including IRCA (2010-2011) and ICTV (2013-).
Jedda directed two short documentaries, “One Tree One Man” in Yarning Up Series 1 and “The Bombing of Darwin” in Yarning Up 3. This series is a compilation of films supported by Screen Territory, ABC, and NITV. These short stories have been screened in several international Film Festivals.
Jedda has a strong passion for the remote media industry and always gets herself involved in Indigenous media projects or training incentives that could assist her community and the Sector.