An award-winning freelance journalist, I have had work published in more than 25 newspapers and magazines on four continents. Publications that have carried my features include The Australian, Reader's Digest, Nature Index, ABC Environment Online, ABC Science Online, Times Higher Education Supplement, Green Lifestyle, Luxury Travel and Qantas, The Australian Way. Based in the Sydney area, I specialise in the environment, health and ecotourism.
Environment & Nature
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Newspaper - National
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The Australian (10+), Australian Doctor (6-10)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Tourism Australia (3-5), WWF Australia (1-2), City of Sydney (3-5)
Other Work History
I have extensive full-time newspaper and freelance experience. I was previously South African correspondent of The Chronicle of Higher Education and contributing editor to The Cape Argus, a metropolitan daily in Cape Town. Among my previous roles was head of communications for a major non-profit agency, the Independent Development Trust which spent over R1 billion funding health, education and infrastructure projects aimed at improving the lives of the poorest people in South Africa.
Foreign Language Skills
Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, Australia
Digital camera Nikon D70, lenses
Work Permits & Visas
South African and Australian citzenship.
Available on request
2001 Overall Winner South African Science and Technology Journalism Awards
Institute of Professional Editors Australia