CV

EDUCATION:     

The University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

Bachelor of Media (13T): Major News and Journalism

GPA: 6.538

March 2018 – August 2021

The Hutchins School, Sandy Bay, Tasmania

Tasmanian Certificate of Education       

ATAR: 95.10

2004 - 2017


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

 

Reporter

NCA NewsWire/News Corp

March 2022 – Present

  • Covering general news, which includes politics, crime, technology, weather and business

  • Working on breaking news with a fast turnaround time

  • Making contact and building relationships with key stakeholders for stories

  • Producing multiple articles that are updated and resold throughout the day

  • Work has been featured in The Australian, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Fox Sports, Advertiser, Courier-Mail, New Zealand Herald, West Australian, Sky News, Mercury, Geelong Advertiser and News.com.au

 

Journalist

Southern Cross Austereo/Ten News First

June 2021 – March 2022

  • Writing and producing 18 daily news updates for Canberra and Orange

  • Finding local news, vision and contacts in those areas while based in Hobart

 

TSL media reporter/Content producer and manager/AFL Tasmania Columnist   

AFL Tasmania

March 2019 – June 2021

  • Content coordination

  • Social media management

  • Weekly match reports, previews and columns

  • Communicating with key stakeholders (the CEO, competition manager and senior coaches)

  • Providing guidance and advice as the senior member of the media team

  • Handling TSL post-match pressers and interviewing Tasmanian AFL players

  • Commentating games

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Contributor

The Inner Sanctum

December 2020 – Present

  • Writing various types of articles (match reports, features, group pieces)

  • Securing and conducting interviews

  • Attending press conferences

  • Reaching out and making connections with different organisations and clubs

  • Responsibilities include covering the Fremantle Dockers and Tasmanian sport

 

Hobart Hurricanes Media Internship – BBL role

Cricket Tasmania

December 2019 – January 2020

  • Doing match reports for Hobart Hurricanes BBL games

  • Helping manage Twitter content for a WBBL game

Contributor

Rookie Me Central

February 2021 – June 2021

  • Covering NAB League

  • Providing live updates via my Twitter account and making scouting notes

  • Writing a post-game wrap, providing a memorable moment, nominating players for the team of the week, filling out skill assessment forms and doing a write-up on the top performers.

 

Work Experience

The Mercury, News Corp

April 2021

  • Working in the News and Sports departments

  • Writing articles, attending political and sports press conferences and working during the state election

 

Film Crew for Premier League Hockey

The Mercury, News Corp

March 2021 – May 2021

  • Running and supervising the stream using a Blackmagic box

  • Setting up equipment and manning a camera

OTHER SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Recording and editing audio

  • Hosting, editing and producing podcasts

  • Recording, editing and distributing video

  • Undertaking a radio training course at community station Edge Radio, learning the norms and rules of broadcasting and how to use a Playout system and operate a panel

  • Using Microsoft and Adobe Creative Cloud programs