|Education||2007-2008(AFTRS + Billy Marshall Stoneking private course)2003-2006(University of New England)2009(Australian Film Television & Radio School)|
|Employer||The Maitland Mercury - Rural Press|
There once was a boy from Tamworth,
Whose job brought him back down to Earth.
He went to film school,
Thought it was cool,
And writes despite losing his girth.
Full-time political correspondent, court reporter and general news journalist for the Maitland Mercury as well as journalist/editor of The Lower Hunter Weekend Star.
Stories included: district and local court matters including severe criminal cases, heroin addiction and treatment in Maitland, sole coverage of the 2007 federal election campaign including responsibility for some editorials, as well as extended interviews with cabinet ministers and interviews with both Kevin Rudd and John Howard, coverage of the 2007 Maitland flood, the 2007 Equine Influenza epidemic, World Youth Day, A League matches and editorial responsibility for a community newspaper.