CV

Work

Justice Connect

Content Producer
Dec 2017 – present, 3 days per week

Justice Connect is a charity that connects people with free legal help.

  • Write editorial content, including opinion pieces for high-profile staff and Board.
  • Create web and social content across the entire Justice Connect brand.
  • Interview clients and capture their stories across print, digital and video.

Freelance Writing

August 2015 – present

I’ve written for large scale publications (including Daily Life / Sydney Morning Herald, Dumbo Feather and Bustle). I’ve also written for small press publications Voiceworks, The Lifted Brow, Archer (my 2017 piece was their most-read article that year) and more.

BE. COLLECTIVE CULTURE

Editor
Jan 2017 – present

I edit the print publication BE. MAG, by BE. COLLECTIVE CULTURE. Along with commissioning writers, editing and proofreading, I also write feature pieces, like this profile on Yassmin Abdel-Magied.

Avion Communications

Creative Lead / Copywriter
Feb 2016 – Dec 2017

I was promoted to Creative Lead in October 2016. I was Avion’s lead writer for AAMI Insurance. Other clients included RMIT OnlineSouthern Cross University Online, Australia Post, IIDM, Vision Australia, and more.

  • Researched and wrote editorial content for online and print.
  • Worked on content strategies, including IA, UX, content pillars and plans.
  • Conducted and wrote interviews with high-profile professionals.
  • Worked on creative and strategic (re)brands, taglines and key messages.
  • Advised on web accessibility (WAG2.0) and digital best practice.
  • Peer reviewed and proof read content to ensure accuracy and tone of voice.

Wunderman

Junior Copywriter
2013 – 2014

Before moving to editorial, I started my career as a conceptual copywriter. I worked on Adidas, Levi’s, Ford and Microsoft. Take a look.

Volunteer

The Lifted Brow

Intern + Contributor
2017
  • Writing, fact-checking and collecting data for Brow by Numbers
  • Reading submissions to select for publication
  • Proof-reading and copy editing
  • Admin tasks, such as email database management.

Dumbo Feather

Editorial Intern
December 2017 – March 2018
  • Curating content for social media and writing social sells
  • Proof-reading the magazine for publication
  • Assisting with editing long-form interviews
  • Brainstorming editorial content and marketing strategies.

Feminist Writers Festival

Copywriter / Digital Contributor
2016
  • Wrote web copy
  • Contributed to weekly newsletter
  • Wrote ‘Friends of the Festival’ eDM, reaching fundraising target within 24 hours.

Education

Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing
The University of Melbourne
  • H1A average
  • Focus on creative non/fiction
Honours in Media and Communication
RMIT, 2015
  • First Class Honours (3.9 GPA)
  • Wrote thesis Grrrls Online on feminist identity-building in online communities
Bachelor in Media and Communication (Advertising)
RMIT, 2011-14
  • Vice Chancellors List (awarded to top 2% of RMIT students)
Short courses, various dates
  • Comedy Writing, RMIT
  • Grammar and Punctuation, RMIT
  • Clear Writing for Effective Communication, RMIT
  • Public Speaking, NIDA
  • Chicago-style Improvisational Comedy, The Improv Conspiracy