Before becoming a freelance journalist, Noni worked as a correspondent for Radio Deutsche Welle Germany, Radio News Agency (KBR), Suara Merdeka Daily, News Anchor and Producer of Radio Elshinta. Noni is an active member of the Society of Indonesian Environmental Journalists (SIEJ and the Semarang chapter of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI). She now divides her time between writing for BBC Indonesia, Ekuatorial and, and teaching communication science at various schools including the Kudus State Islamic Institute (IAIN Kudus).