- Highly Recommended by ABC Rural December 2017.
- Dedicated journalist; proficient in reporting, production and presentation skills.
- Five-year, award winning experience in radio, television, online, and print media; with skills in foreign correspondence and post-production editing.
- Thrives within a deadline-intensive, rolling newsroom environment with a devotion to the ABC and rural emergency reporting.
Foreign Correspondent October 2017 (Please see “stories” for work examples)
UQ in Jaipur (Jaipur, India)
- Produced stories in radio, television, photography, and online in Jaipur, India as a foreign correspondent internship under former ABC foreign correspondent Bruce Woolley.
- Faced challenges in research, interviewing, on-location reporting, and post-production editing – learning deadline, problem solving, and team-working skills.
- Selected for scholarship by GPA and previous work examples.
- Stories can be found on http://jacdigital.com.au/author/in-kemii/
Reporter 2012-2017 (Please see “stories” for work examples)
Change Makers Project (Logan), JACradio/JACTV (Brisbane), West End Magazine (Brisbane), Semper Floreat Magazine (Brisbane), Gold Coast Bulletin (Gold Coast), Blank GC magazine (Gold Coast), Juice FM (Gold Coast), Radio Metro (Gold Coast), Rabbit Radio (Gold Coast), ilivelocal magazine (Gold Coast), CVCTV (Connecticut, United States), State Magazine (Dublin, Ireland), Alive FM (Dumfries, Scotland), Love Leeds Radio (Leeds, England), Connemara FM (Connemara, Ireland)
- Experience in news production, interviewing, researching, script-writing, investigative, music/review, photography, on-location reporting, media statement writing, and assistant producing.
- Produced and presented “Weird and Wonderful” (weird news stories from around the world) radio show bi-weekly, sent to Rabbit Radio, JACradio, and Connemara FM (Ireland).
- Produced “Trending” TV segment for CVCTV (United States) weekly.
- Online news coordinator for Alive FM (Scotland) and Love Leeds Radio (England).
Political Cartoonist 2012-2017 (Please see “cartoons” for work examples)
Change Makers Project (Logan), Blank GC (Gold Coast), Friday Flyer (Gold Coast), Semper Floreat Magazine (Brisbane), Blirt Magazine (online), Love Leeds Radio (Leeds, England), Think101, U Bar and Pizzeria (Gold Coast), AND Loans (Melbourne)
- Experience in comical and political cartooning, as well as design illustration. Learnt working to deadlines, editor requirements, and building stories around current news issues.
- Head Cartoonist for Blank GC magazine (Gold Coast) 2013-2014
University of Queensland (Brisbane) Exp. 2018
Bachelor of Journalism
Bachelor of Art (Political Science, Japanese and Drama)
- Bachelor of Journalism courses completed
- Journalism and Communication Society (JACS) First Year Coordinator 2014
- Underground Theatre Productions Publicity Manager 2013-2015
- SJC Change Makers Project 2014-2015
- Proficient in Adobe, Windows and Mac OS Platforms, Tricaster, Cannon 60-80D, 100XF, graphic design (including infographic), and data mapping software.
Ellis and Associates (Gold Coast) current as of 2017
First Aid and Lifeguard Licence
- Senior lifeguard and first aid-responder experience
- Vigilance, Focus, and Concentration Award 2017