Resume

Experience

Intern • The Courier-Mail/Sunday Mail (Lifestyle div.) • 2020
  • Scheduling and preparing interviews
  • Cover feature article – pitch, research, interview, photo vision, write, edit, write
  • Photography
  • Research
  • Teamwork: U on Sunday editors, Qweekend editors, Brisbane News editors + design team and web/digital team.
Journalist and student researcher • Griffith Climate Change Communication Study • 2018
  • Scheduling and preparing interviews
  • Feature piece/30 min documentary (shot film, audio, edit).
  • Was selected 1/15 students based on calibre of performance, work ethic and justification for attending the communication based practical study in Vanuatu accompanied by 3 Griffith University academics and SBS journalist Stefan Armbruster
  • Photography
  • Research
  • Teamwork
  • SIDS/South Pacific region
Student journalist • The Source News • 2017 – 2018
  • Radio (4EB) – cutting grabs, presenting
  • News stories – interviewing and writing
  • Feature stories inc. video packages
  • Pitching newsworthy stories
  • News values and ethics

Education

Bachelor of Communications and Journalism • 2019 – 2021 • Griffith University
Bachelor of Laws/BA (Journalism) [Transferred to Comms and Journalism end of ’18] • 2016 – 2018 • Griffith University

Skills

  • Exceptional written and communication skills
  • Mobile journalism – can interview, shoot video, audio, stills and take notes with mobile/handheld device (with or w/out attachments – gimbal, microphone)
  • Photography and basic videography skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Networking and contact building skills have resulted in genuine, quality interactions between myself and my sources, colleagues, and mentors both old and new.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Eidos Methode
  • Social media
  • Fluent in Tagalog (Filipino)

Employment

Copywriter • Freelance (Australia) • 2019 – Present

Administrator • The Mind That Creates… (Gold Coast, Australia) • 2019

Crew Trainer and McCafe Leader • McDonald’s Australia (Marina Mirage, Main Beach) • 2014 – 2019

Extra Curricular/Volunteering

2019

Climate Reality Project Leadership Training with Al Gore

Clean Up Australia Day Volunteer

2016 -2018

2016

Griffith Review: Writing the Country Contributor

Griffith Law Student Association: Member and Law Revue Director

Southport Domestic and Family Violence Court: Weekly volunteer

Mother’s Day Classic: Participant and Fundraiser

Juice 107.3 FM: Social media content volunteer

Referees

Ms Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

Bachelor of Communications and Journalism Program Director

Griffith University Gold Coast

Mrs Debbie Quinlan

Volunteer Coordinator at Southport DVPC 2016-2018

Centacare Queensland

Please email for referee contact details