Resume

EXPERIENCE

The Canberra Times, ​Canberra
​News Producer 
June 2017 – June 2019 
Responsibilities: ​Manage the masthead’s Facebook, Instagram and  Twitter presence; run the homepage of ​The Canberra Times​; coordinate  responses to breaking news; lay out and subedit the print edition. 

The Canberra Times, ​Canberra
​Journalist 
October 2015 – June 2017 
Responsibilities: ​Pitch and write front page, online-ready stories for ​The  Canberra Times ​and the ​Sunday Canberra Times​; manage the social media  of sister sites; upskill colleagues in core skills including shorthand. 

The Redland City Bulletin, ​Cleveland​
​Journalist
June 2013 – September 2015
Responsibilities: ​Police and emergency services coverage for the  newspaper and website; management of the Facebook and Twitter;  attending events as the public face of the newspaper. 

The Armidale Express, ​Armidale​
Cadet​ ​Journalist
February 2012 – June 2013
Responsibilities: Pitch and write front page stories; steering the newspaper’s new focus to social media management; subedit and layout the print edition, act as editor and chief of staff. 

EDUCATION 

The University of Queensland, ​Brisbane
​Bachelor of  Journalism
February 2009 – December 2011 
GPA: 5.86 (of 7). ​
Executive Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement. 
Extra-curricular: ​Volunteer newsreader at Radio 4ZZZ. 

Toormina High School, ​Toormina
Higher School  Certificate 
January 2003 – November 2008 
UAI: 88.45 (of 100).
​1st in English Advanced, Extension 1 and 2, Ancient History, Modern History, and Economics.  

AWARDS

2018 Producer of the Year​
The Canberra Times​ Editorial Awards 

2014 Young Journalist of the Year​
The Queensland Country Press Association Awards 

2013 Tom Barrass Award for Regional Journalism​
The Northern NSW Journalism Awards