I am a freelance documentary video journalist who can shoot, produce, report, script, film, edit and narrate. I spent five years working for HuffPost in London and Sydney, where I was nominated for two Young Walkley Awards in 2017 (long form) and 2018 (public service journalism). In 2018 as an independent journalist I won the 2018 Walkley Young Australian Journalist in visual storytelling for an investigative feature called ‘Dangerous Games?’, a solo project for SBS VICELAND's 'The Feed', which looked at brain disease in Australian football. My most recent assignment was for Buzzfeed Australia looking a resignation syndrome in refugee children in Sweden. I work most often solo, creating stories from pitch to publication. With experience in producing and budgets, research and reporting as well as creative shooting and editing. I also have experience covering breaking news, live video and multi-platform publishing, have hosted podcasts and done live interviews on camera for HuffPost. Assignments have taken me around Australia and on occasion internationally. This includes reporting from South Africa, East Timor and Sweden. As a freelancer I have also created branded documentaries for The University of Queensland. Originally from Australia, I am now based in Berlin and working across Europe and the UK.
- Here's What Refugee Kids Suffering From A Rare Syndrome In Sweden Can Tell Us About Australia's Offshore Detention CentresThis was a collaboration with Buzzfeed Australian reporter Lane Sainty. I went to Sweden to take a look at three refugee families whose children have a rare and strange psychological illness called resignation syndrome. The same illness now befalling children on Nauru, Australia's offshore processing centre. These families have all been living in limbo for almost a decade, not knowing if they will stay in Sweden or be sent back to where they came from. To certain death they believe. The lack of
- Dangerous Games?I created this story for The Feed SBS VICELAND looking into the long term effects of repeated head knocks in football. Over the last 15 years the NFL has discovered a brain disease called CTE, a form a dementia that sets on quite early in life. Referred to as punch drunk in boxing, it’s the same thing. It’s a disease that comes at the result of these repeated head knocks. Concussions, yes, but also the smaller constant knocks that don’t show symptoms. This story is asking, if this is going on in
Freelance Video JournalistFreelance
I am a video journalist who can shoot, produce, report, script, film, edit and narrate. I work most often solo creating stories from pitch to completion. Most recently this includes an investigative feature on CTE and concussion in Australian football for SBS VICELAND program 'The Feed', which won the 2018 Young Walkley Award for Visual Storytelling. My experience covers documentary, breaking news, shooting live video and multi-platform publishing. I've worked in London and Sydney and solo on assignments domestically and internationally, including South Africa and East Timor. I am currently based in Berlin and working across Europe and the UK.
Associate Video EditorThe Huffington Post
- Sydney, AustraliaFull Time
My role was to produce, report, script, film and edit video features, short documentaries as well as respond to breaking news and shoot live video. I worked solo most often on assignments around Australia and internationally, including South Africa and East Timor. I've covered a range of issues from mental health, sports, environment to arts and culture. I also worked with our Head of Audience Development to analyse viewership and create content specifically for a digital audience. Whilst there I was nominated for a 2018 Young Walkley for public service journalism and in 2017 for long form.
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- Editing Film
- Article Writing
Shooter / Producer : Video Editing, Storytelling, Content CurationAustralian Film, Radio and Television School
- Sydney, Australia
Walkley Young Australian Journalist - Visual StorytellingWalkley FoundationI have been nominated three times in the Walkley Young Australian Journalist awards. 2017 in long form, 2018 for public service journalism and visual storytelling. I wont for visual storytelling.