Christina Alvarez has a background in the not-for-profit media sector. Prior to joining AFTRS as Engagement Manager, Christina was the CEO at Metro Screen, which provided production and networking support for emerging screen practitioners. Christina has also held the positions of FBi 94.5fm General Manager during the radio station’s establishment years and as the Deputy GM at the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia, the national association representing over 300 community radio and television stations. Christina has taught Media Studies at Sydney based universities and holds a Masters in Public Broadcasting Management. She has held board positions with Sydney Film Festival, Audiocraft and Television Sydney.