Bio

Work History
Present
Editor, The Ashburton Courier Newspaper, Ashburton

2019 - 2021
Communications Advisor, Invercargill City Council, Invercargill

2018
Media Manager, Skillsnacks, Auckland

2014 - 2018
Photographer & Video Producer
Clients include:
The United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization
Immigration New Zealand
Landcare Research New Zealand
Lianne Dalziel - Mayor of Christchurch
Kentucky Fried Chicken, NZ

2007 - 2014
Multimedia Editor, The Press, Christchurch

2006 - 2007
Assistant Picture Editor, The Press, Christchurch

2005 - 2006
Graphic Designer, Creation Signs, Christchurch

2004 - 2005
Exhibition Technician, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill

1999 - 2004
Web and graphic designer

Awards
Video of the year 2012, Canon Media Awards

Television
Hope and Wire
Gaylene Preston's 3-part drama series set in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes.

The Day That Changed My Life
A Powerful, uncensored, insightful and life-affirming one-hour documentary.

Print
Snap decision: Just doing their job
Beck Eleven's feature on Visual journalists covering disasters

Radio
My interview on Radio New Zealand, National program about the ethics of grabbing a camera
to document significant 'moments' when the circumstances are extreme.

Academic Record
Cetrtificate TEFL – Teaching English as a Foregin Language. Premier TEFL, Poland
Diploma Professional Photography. Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill
Diploma Multimedia. National College of Design and Technology, Christchurch






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