Profile

I am driven to work with teams and individuals to create highly engaging media projects that better serve our global community.

 

Skills

Radio producing, audio production, editing & sound design, field recording, research, basic video production, script writing, digital photography, web content, social media, communications & community building.

 

Experience

 

Podcast Producer/Presenter, ABC Kids Listen, ABC Sydney, 2017 - current

  • Creating and voicing ABC Kids Listen's first podcast series 'Imagine This'.
  • Adapting a series of scientific articles into podcasts for preschool aged children.
  • Recording, editing, writing and producing all aspects of the podcast production including narration and sound design.

 

Radio Producer, ABC Sydney - May - Dec 2017

  • Casual producer working in small teams to deliver content under tight deadlines.
  • Researching, script writing, pre-interviewing & booking talent for live to air programming.
  • Experience with Netia, Core Media and ABC's editorial policies. 

 

Producer, Independent Short Stories and Features 2011- present

  • Producing all aspects of independent radio feature making including writing editorial guidelines and
    project briefs
  • Community minded content developer, utilizing a wide range of networks to research topics and find
    suitable talent
  • Self motivated and self equipped with a highly ambitious and practical approach to time management and organisation

 

Intern, Conversations With Richard Fidler, ABC Radio Brisbane — July 2013

  • Worked closely with the small team of producers to prepare 2 shows for broadcast including initial story concept, research, pre-interviews and brief writing
  • Flexible and adaptable team member, willing to learn and apply skills in any setting

 

Work Placement, ABC Innovations, Ultimo Sydney — October 2012

  • Work placement consisting of editing and podcasting over 8 archival interviews for the Sydney
    Opera House Project
  • Condensed and edited audio interviews from up to 5 hours in length to short 7 minute podcasts with regard to flow and content relevance, adhering to the ABCʼ s Editorial policies
  • Confident use of multi track Pro Tools and basic audio restoration to enhance sound quality
  • Punctual and efficient work ethic exceeding task deadlines and expectations

 

Founder/Executive Producer, Kid's Caravan — 2009-2010

  • Created and delivered a half hour weekly childrenʼ s radio program for national broadcast via the Community Radio Network (CRN) with a focus on childrenʼ s talk topics
  • Managed a small team including a production assistant and school's coordinator to meet deadlines and fill programming requirements
  • Post production editing, field recording and basic sound production using Audacity and Pro Tools
  • PR, writing press releases and engaging local schools and media to promote childrenʼs radio

 

Radio Presenter/MC, BLU FM 89.1, Katoomba NSW — 2009

  • Presented and produced weekly music variety programs with consideration to music direction, program guidelines and community needs
  • Natural rapport with live interviews, outside broadcasts and co-hosting
  • Voiceovers for community service announcements program IDʼ s and Promos
  • MC/Stage Manager, public speaker and brand ambassador for live events

 

Radio Presenter, Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM, SA — 2008-2009

  • Presented and produced ʻSummer Loveʼ a weekly 2hr radio program on love and relationships
  • Produced all aspects of program production including pre-recorded packages, interviews, segments, music programming and clocks

 

Journalist, Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM, SA — 2008-2009

  • Journalist for 'The Wire', producing story packages and interviews for national broadcast
  • Confident operation of technical equipment, paneling and audio editing software with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

Education

Graduate Diploma in Psychology in process

Univeristy of New England, NSW

 

Graduate Diploma in Radio Broadcasting 2012

Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Sydney NSW 

 

Open Program, Audio Engineering & Production 2010

Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Sydney NSW                                      

 

Radio Skills Training Course (credit cert III media broadcast) 2008

Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM, Adelaide SA 

 

Referrals

Available on request