F R E E L A N C E     P R O J E C T S

2013-current     Sharebait writer for Copypress

  • Writing viral blog articles about a range of topics including health, finance, travel, design, beauty, and more

2013-current     Education and parenting writer for Education.com

  • Writing blog articles about education and parenting topics

2012-current     Viral blog writer for MyLikes.com

  • Compiling galleries and captions for dailypix.me
  • Compiling galleries and captions for tinybites.me
  • Compiling galleries and captions for boredtodeath.me.me

2012-current     Sexual health and relationships writer for Kinkly.com

  • Writing blog articles about all facets of sexuality

2012-current     Subeditor for Hunter Valley Miner

  • Writing magazine and website content related to mining and the Hunter Valley region
  • Proofreading and editing the work of other writers

2012     Fashion and style writer for Fielding & Nicholson UK

  • Writing blog articles about male fashion, style and grooming
  • Writing Facebook and Twitter posts
  • Compiling monthly e-mail newsletter

2012     Blogger for Veggies are Healthy

2012     Blogger for parenting social networking pages

  • Parenting-related Facebook and Twitter updates to be rolled out over 12 months

2010-2012     Blogger for Bikini Buys

  • Fashion reviews and news

2010     Writer Uncovered City Guides

  • Profiles of North American towns

2008-2012     Subeditor for Bag Bunch

  • Fashion reviews, news and other feature articles
  • Proofreading and editing the work of other writers

2007-current     Writer for FrugalMonkey.com

  • Writing Australia tourism profiles and weekly budget-focused travel posts

2007-2009     Blogger for b5media

2007-2012     Writer for tVadio

  • Online television content reviewer

2007-2012     Blogger for Web TV Hub

  • Video blogging and feature writing

2007-2009     Reviewer for Webby Awards

  • Reviewing nominated websites in terms of content, visual appeal and use of technology

2007     Music editor for Qwickly.com

  • Writing music articles for blog site.

2006-current     Technical writer for Free World U

  • Assigning writing tasks and grading papers for students K-12
  • Writing educational flashcards for mathematics, science, social studies, English and language arts, and life skills at a variety of grade levels
  • Writing exam questions for mathematics, science, social studies, English and language arts, and life skills at a variety of grade levels
  • Grant applicationwriting and research

W O R K     H I S T O R Y

2004-2007     Editor/proofreader for Future School

  • Writing e-newsletter, website copy, advertisements and scripts for presentations using Microsoft Word
  • Updating website and e-newsletter using various content management systems
  • Project manager and team member for a variety of press campaigns, including Dr John Irvine DVD release and Future School online launch
  • Proofreading teaching manuals, educational software and a variety of copy from other departments
  • Analysing website traffic data to write reports
  • Sourcing and manipulating images for e-newsletter using Corel Draw
  • Internet research

2002-2004     Editorial Assistant for Cycle Torque motorcycle newspaper

  • Writing articles for newspaper and web using Text Edit Plus, including sports stories, product reviews, bike tests, and feature articles
  • Covering events: interviewing, observation and photography
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Internet research
  • Proofreading stories from freelance writers
  • Newspaper layout using Adobe In Design
  • Internet research
  • Maintenance of company website using Macromedia Dreamweaver and Adobe Go Live

2002-2003     Freelance writer for Chaosmusic.com

  • Writing album reviews


2005     Certificate IV in Project Management from the Australian College of Project Management

  • Scope, time, cost, quality, communications and risk management techniques
  • Human resources management approaches
  • Contract and procurement techniques

2001     Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) (Honours) from The University of Newcastle

  • Thesis: 'Literary Classic or Misogynistic Trash: The Female Reception of Ellis' American Psycho’
  • Implementation and analysis of surveys
  • Literary and internet research
  • Problem solving

2001     Statement of Attainment in Business Studies from TAFE Newcastle

  • Microsoft Office: Excel, Access, Word, Frontpage, Powerpoint, Publisher
  • Internet research
  • Touch typing

1998-2000     Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) from The University of Newcastle

  • Journalism
  • Popular culture theory
  • Screenwriting
  • Communication theory
  • Website design
  • Editing
  • Creative writing

1992-1997     Higher School Certificate from Merewether High School

  • 3U English
  • Mathematics
  • Ancient history
  • Society and culture
  • Biology
  • Visual art

V O L U N T E E R     E X P E R I E N C E

Work experience at a variety of firms, including:

  • EMI Music Australia
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games
  • Big Hit
  • Girlfriend
  • Prime Television newsroom.


References are available on request.