Portfolio of journalism & editing work

[aesop_timeline_stop num=”Hardie Grant Publishing” title=”Freelance editor”]


I worked on a non-fiction title, yet to be released, for Hardie Grant as a freelance editor. More details once the book is released. Stay tuned.

[aesop_timeline_stop num=”Newsfirst, Sri Lanka” title=”Reporter”]


I worked in Sri Lanka for two months in radio and TV broadcasting at the Newsfirst Channel.

Packages I scripted & edited




Packages I scripted

Radio bulletin

Interviews & audio cuts/grabs

Standups, updates and voice cuts/grabs



[aesop_timeline_stop num=”Viva La Novella, Seizure Online” title=”Guest Editor and Judge”]

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I got to judge the Viva La Novella competition for 2014-15 and edit one of the winning novellas, Jane Rawson’s Formaldehyde which has now gone on to be shortlisted for many awards and prizes.

November 2014
The editors and judges are chosen: http://seizureonline.com/viva-la-editors/

December 2014
My editor and judge profile: http://seizureonline.com/meet-the-editors/

January 2015
The shortlist of writers is announced: http://seizureonline.com/viva-la-novella-3-the-shortlist/

Buy a copy of Jane Rawson's Formaldehyde now!
Buy a copy of Jane Rawson’s Formaldehyde now!


[aesop_timeline_stop num=”Science Network WA” title=”Science Network WA”]


I covered science news and events for the online publication Science Network WA for a period of four years. I stopped working for Science Network WA to work on my Masters thesis in science journalism.

Publication: Science Network WA
Reach: National via online publication
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Period: August 2009 – June 2013
Beats: Science, health and technology news, events and research originating in Western Australia
Stories: News articles
Role: Paid freelance journalist

 07 October 2009 

 05 May 2010
Water, water everywhere… but will there be a drop to drink?

18 October 2011 

Ord River harvests new GM cotton

28 November 2011 

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