Rachael Hocking is a Warlpiri woman from the Northern Territory. She is a freelance journalist, moderator and presenter who is passionate about sharing First Nations stories. In 2020 Rachael was named Media Person of the Year at the Dreamtime Awards, and she received a First Nations Media Australia award for her reporting on the death of Kumanjayi Walker in Yuendumu.
In 2019 she joined the Board for the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma in the Asia Pacific, where she advocates for better, trauma-informed reporting in Indigenous communities.
Rachael was a reporter and presenter for NITV from 2015-2021, and was the former co-host of its flagship show, The Point.