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ADDRESS:
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TELEPHONE:
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EMAIL:
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E d u c a t i o n

COMMUNICATION BA, NEPEAN CAE
Sydney, Australia, 1987-1989

COMMUNICATIONS GRADUATE DIPLOMA
UTS/P/Time, 1998-1999

 

Working Experience

2005-2013

Freelance Journalist - Various International outlets (US, UK, Australia, Europe)

ENTERTAINMENT - 7Hollywood Magazine, Us, NME, People, Angeleno, Grazia, UK Sun, New Weekly, Woman's Day, Look, Heat, Sunday Mirror, NOTW, More Magazine, Closer UK, Daily Mail UK, Look, UK Star, US Star, Life &Style, In Touch, OK (US, UK, Aus) & others

ART - Fabrik magazine, Artweek.la, Dart International Mag, The Magazine, Artscene, Taxi, Direct Art, World Sculpture News,

GENERAL - Hemispheres Magazine, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Palm Springs Life, Rolling Stone, GQ Australia, Esquire UK, Loaded UK, IFA News Agency Netherlands, Sydney Morning Herald, San Francisco Examiner, Daily Beast & others

2003-04

(US) www.MBPicturesnews.com - Editorial Director, celebrity culture wire service

(US) PROJECT PR/PUBLICITY - Digilink ISP, Gallery 4016, Sunset Home Improvements, Set Resources Product Placement, AndrewShire Gallery, Eva Roberts Fine Art.

D'ART MAGAZINE West Coast Editor/ Marketing Manager, US Fine arts publication

2001-2

(US)TJ Productions Web Design—www.iamteejay.com Publicity/PR, copywriting, new business development

(US)VMAIL XPRESS - www.vmailxpress.com Coordinating ongoing PR & marketing. Press, new business initiatives, marketing.

(US)NORMAN WINTER PR/In house writer for LA based PR consultancy. Entertainment/corporate clients, Music Connection, Ruthless Records, Jeremy's Prophecy Book Publishing.

2000

(US)GLOBAL MAGAZINE Chief editor, features writer, NYC based publication, male demographic generalist magazine

(US)WWW.DSM.COM, (Direct Stock Market) Senior correspondent for US based website devoted to stock market editorials & news.

1998/99

ZDNET AUSTRALIA, Editor; Australian editor of IT specialist site, writing and copyediting.

SPIKE ASIA PACIFIC , Creative Writer, site copy, new business & strategic development. Spike radio, Toyota global`portal, Elle Magazine, travel.com

PC@UTHORITY MAGAZINE, Features Editor - Writing, subbing & commissioning feature stories.News and product reviews

1995/6/7

MATRIX MARKETING/PR WRITER

Part-time position as in house PR Writer. Newsletters, Corporate video scripts press releases, web & brochure copy.

Fore Systems, Logitech, Pilot Software, Pyramid Technologies, Calyx Software.

FREELANCE PR/COPYWRITING

2003/ 97

PPR; Oracle, Imation, Motorola

Michels Warren; Amdahl, Huron.

Burson Marsteller; Microsoft

Savage Communications; First National Real Estate,

ONA Outdoor advertising, Paramatta Football Stadium,

Kooralbyn holiday resort.

Matrix Marketing; Pilot Software, Logitech

Millenium PR; Auckland Water, Structure Review.

Ray White Real Estate; General Releases

Montano Real Estate; General Releases

MMA PR; Botany Council Annual Report.

Savage Communications; First National Real Estate,

Paramatta Stadium, Outdoor Advertising Network,

Sails Resort, ID Personnel. Haque Communications; BAM SSB, JWT.

PUBLICATIONS (Features/ News ongoing contributions)

1992-2003

Mean Magazine US, Penthouse US, Direct Art US, Artweek US, Artscene US, World Sculpture News US, Direct Marketing Magazine US, FHM US, Loaded UK, D'Art, B2B US, Arena UK,Playboy US, Massive, GQ, Browser, The Bulletin, Internet AU, Open Systems Magazine, Sunday Telegraph Magazine, Multi Media Magazine, Mens Health, Ralph, BRW, Business Sydney, City Weekly, Sydney Weekly, Australian Personal Computer (print features plus website news), PC User, Your Computer; PC @uthority, Computerweek, Network World, LAN Magazine, The Republican, MIS, CFO, Communique, Vive Magazine, Australian Style, Inside Sport, Elle Magazine, Australian Forum, Penthouse, Playboy, TV Soap, Hub, Vertigo, Revelation, Juke, Juice, Beat, Filmnews, Rhythms, Metro, Extra, 3D, OTS, Drum, BMW, Black & White Magazine, Classic Car, Employment Post, St George Leader, Broadsheet.

WEBSITES (copy)

Sunset Home Improvements US, Sacred Quests US, Robert Reynolds US, Lani Meltzer US, Gallery 4016 US, AGL, Ray White Real Estate, MLC, Hemp 2000, Westpac, Telstra Big Pond, AMP, BBC Hardware, NRMA, Innovation Council of Australia, Toyota Global portal, Doubleday Books, Elle magazine, Subaru, Travel.com, Quicken software, Canteen, Telstra Payphones, Lexus.

TESTIMONIALS (Assorted)

DART Magazine, Steve Rockwell 416 6515778
Artweek.la - Bill Bush 310 962 1866
SAY Media – January Machold 415 806 2452
UK sun- Lia Nicholls 011 44 207 782 4000
LA Museum Of Digital Art - Rex Bruce 213 629 1102
Fabrik Magazine – Chris Davies Publisher 310 890 8833
Set Resources, Aaron Gordon 310 4508306