Refraction Media, a multi-platform media company specialising in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), announced the appointment of Tania Pettitt to the newly created role of Corporate Partnerships Manager ANZ.

Tania has a solid career in media and sales and will bring with her a wealth of expertise across a range of media platforms. She has held media roles at NBC, Yahoo 7 and Fairfax Media.

Refraction Media were awarded best small publisher in 2015 and distribute over 1 million magazines annually across the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Their flagship products, Careers with STEM magazines, reach thousands of students, educators, careers advisors and graduates each week.

“We’re excited to have someone with Tania’s experience and enthusiasm join our team,” says CEO & Publisher, Karen Taylor-Brown.

Tania will work with corporate organisations in Australia and New Zealand to drive collaboration and impact across media platforms including Careers with STEM, Postgraduate Futures and Science Meets Business.

“We are lucky to work alongside some of the country’s most innovative and forward-thinking organisations who share our vision to inspire a smarter future,” says Taylor-Brown.

“We are part of a broad ecosystem who are passionate about building a dynamic and diverse future talent pipeline with strong STEM skills and creative problem-solving abilities,” says Taylor-Brown. “We do this by creating content that inspires, smashes stereotypes and reveals pathways.”

Pettitt said of her appointment: “Refraction Media is a media company with a purpose – to inspire a smarter future. I’m looking forward to joining a passionate and high achieving group of people at this exciting time.”

Pettitt began her new role on June 13th. For more information, contact Karen Taylor-Brown at or 0414 218 575


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