Award-winning multi-platform media and communications professional. 

Something about me...

With over a decade of experience, I have worked as a journalist and editor in print, digital, TV and radio for various international, national and regional media outlets, including CNN, the Guardian, SBS and Australian Geographic.

I have won two Queensland Clarion Journalism Awards and nominated as a finalist for another four.

I am currently the Media & Communications Officer for the Wet Tropics Management Authority in Cairns. I also work freelance as a journalist, editor, photographer, videographer and content creator for various media outlets, private and public organisations, universities, and various local, state and commonwealth government agencies.

From 2013-2019 I was the last editor of Australia's most northerly newspaper, Torres News, and journalist for Cape and Torres News, before its closure due to COVID 19 in April 2020.

My work covers politics, science, adventure sports, culture, Indigenous issues and travel in Australia and overseas.

I have a Masters Degree in Journalism and Communications, a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science, a Diploma in Photography, a Certificate IV in Business Management and a Blackcard in 
Aboriginal cultural competency.

For examples of my work go to my portfolio page.

Australian Geographic

The innovative training program for tourist operators on the GBR that could be crucial to its survival

An innovative training program for tourist operators on the Great Barrier Reef could be crucial to the survival of the World Heritage treasure. DESCENDING 30m to the base of Steve’s Bommie, just as the morning sun breaks the horizon, I’m filled with trepidation about whether this undersea setting is still a splendid visual palette of colour and life. It’s been two decades since I last visited this celebrated dive site on Ribbon No. 3 Reef, east of Cooktown, on the outer edge of the Great Barri
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