My qualifications include:
Certificate in the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing, Google & IAB Europe
Feb 2019 – Mar 2019
Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits, Wine & Spirit Education Trust
Jul 2018 – Aug 2018
Certificate in Internal Communications (Distinction), PR Academy/CIPR, London
Named course award winner
Feb 2014 – Sep 2014
Master of Journalism, University of Queensland
Awarded Australian Government postgraduate scholarship with stipend.
A summarised version of my thesis was published in “Australian Studies in Journalism” (Number 5, Department of Journalism, University of Queensland; pp. 213-239) under the title ‘The Age’s Coverage of the Environment, 1984-1994’.
Feb 1994 – Nov 1996
Bachelor of Planning and Design (First Class Honours), University of Melbourne
Awarded Australian Government HECS exemption scholarship for final year
Feb 1988 – Nov 1991
I have kept my skills up to date throughout my career and have taken regular one-day training courses on all facets of publishing, including sub-editing, media law, investigative journalism, blogging, writing for the web, online editing, SEO, digital journalism, social media and Google Analytics.