CV

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Work experience

Contributing Writer, NME Australia (Mar 2020 – Current)

I work within a remote team to break news pertaining to Australia’s arts and music industry. I also interview musical acts and other arts figures for a variety of features and long-form reports, in addition to subediting the work of others.

Contributing Writer, The Music Network/Radio Today (Oct 2020 – May 2021)

Working within a small editorial team, I report on the nation’s music and radio industries, including business and finance news, staff movements and corporate affairs, among other topics. I also regularly interview contacts and edit articles.

Digital Editor, Beat Magazine (Oct 2018 - Dec 2019)

I oversaw all online content and social media for an arts and culture street press. I broke news, commissioned writers, analysed traffic trends, built EDM campaigns, optimised articles for SEO, developed and implemented digital strategy and ensured consistent branding across platforms.

Producer, ABC Radio National (Apr 2018 - Oct 2018)

I produced broadcast segments for ​RN Drive​, ​Arts on RN​ and ​Life Matters​. I found and pitched stories, sourced talent, wrote scripts and prepared questions for the presenter. I used newsroom production and audio editing software to prepare stories to a tight deadline.

Executive Producer, ​1700​ (Jan 2018 - Dec 2018)

I was responsible for overseeing a live music television program that broadcasted three days a week. My role included compiling a weekly run sheet, operating studio equipment, exercising creative and logistical direction, delegating tasks to volunteers, organising talent and liaising with the host and guests.

Subeditor/Reporter, SmartCompany (Sep 2017 - Apr 2018)

I wrote and edited copy to produce high-quality business articles suitable for online publication in adherence to our daily deadline. I fact-checked all articles for accuracy or potentially defamatory content, assigned headlines, used SEO techniques, scheduled social media posts and tracked engagement on Google Analytics.

Co-Director (2018) / Creative Producer (2017), National Young Writers' Festival

I worked within a team of six to deliver a national arts festival each year in Newcastle. I steered the creative direction, organised logistics, and liaised with our festival partners, artists and board of directors to ensure a diverse and engaging program was delivered each year.

Station Manager, Radio Fodder (Dec 2015 - Nov 2016)

Worked within a core team to uphold the financial and legal compliance of a community broadcasting station. Managed over 35 programmes per week, produced podcasts and trained students in audiovisual skills.

News Editor (2016) / Reporter (2014-2017), Farrago

Within my editorial team, I managed the print and online versions of ​Farrago​, including everything from commissioning pieces and laying out the publication. I delegated tasks to subeditors and reporters to ensure accurate and efficient news production. Online articles with strong engagement were pushed on social media platforms to boost our presence and audience retention.


Qualifications

RMIT University – Graduate Certificate in Analytics (Distinction) (2020)

Australian Music Examinations Board – Associate in Music, Australia (AMusA) (2020)

The University of Melbourne – Bachelor of Arts (2017)

The University of Melbourne – Diploma in Music (2017)


Skills

Writing, Editing and Design (Wordpress, Squarespace, Drupal, Adobe InDesign)

Digital Marketing and Content Delivery (Facebook Ads Manager, Adobe Photoshop, Hootsuite, Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor)

Audience Engagement and Growth (Google Analytics, Facebook Insights)

Data Analytics and Database Management (Python, R, Oracle SQL Developer)

Television Production and Editing (Adobe Premiere, After Effects)

Radio Production and Editing (Adobe Audition, Audacity, ENPS, Netia)

Programming, Natural Language Processing and Data Visualisation (Python, R, SQL, D3.js, P5.js)


Awards and Achievements

2020 RMIT Vice Chancellor's List Award

The Music Network's 30 Under 30 2021