About

I’m a copywriter in Sydney, Australia, with 10+ years’ experience.

I’ve written copy for major brands, including Westpac, Suncorp, BT Financial Group, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Singapore Airlines, Virgin, P & O Cruises, CruiseCo, Converse, Heineken, Hahn, Appleton Rum and Mazda.

Many of my blog posts have inspired thousands of shares via social media. See:

I’ve written about …

– business and finance for:

– travel and lifestyle for:

– the arts for:

  • Music Australia, the website of Music Australia, the nation’s peak body for music
  • Metro, a partially peer-reviewed film and media magazine
  • Screen Education, a film and media magazine for educators
  • The Music, a weekly music newspaper (formerly known as Drum Media)

I’m also the author of The Hunt Guide: Sydney (Gatehouse Publishing). It’s a guide to my favourite places in the city, from jazz bars to lonely beaches.

Formal training …

  • Master of Arts in Nonfiction Writing, University of Technology, Sydney, 2017
  • Diploma of Education, University of New South Wales, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) (1st Class), University of Sydney, 2002

Other bits and pieces …

  • Sep 2018-now – Volunteer project manger’s assistant, Refugee Council of Australia
  • 2013-2018 – Member, Australian Film Critics Association
  • Dec 2018 – Volunteer mentor, Tech Ready Women Academy
  • 2017 – Finalist, Women On Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
  • 2016 – Writer-in-Residence, Bundanon Trust
  • 2012 – Panelist, Conversations over Jazz Writing, Capital Jazz Project
  • 2006 – Second Prize, Fellowship of Australian Writers Short Story Competition
  • 2006 – Highly Commended, Fellowship of Australian Writers Short Story Competition
  • 2005 –  Finalist, Australian National Jazz Writing Awards
  • 2000 – Director, World University Public Speaking Competition
  • 2000 – Adjudicator, World University Debating Tournament
  • 1999-2000 – Director, Sydney University Jazz Festival

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