Alexandra Roach

Print, online and multimedia journalist

Writer, reporter and investigator specialising in:

business || media || politics || pop culture || cinema || television || music || photography || advertising || theatre || marketing || travel || education || community || finance
The stories collected below are merely a sample of my work. Please see my Pressfolio page for my main portfolio. For my full portfolio and resume, email [email protected]




The Bull

Copyright Quibbles

A feature analysing the varying degrees of copyright quibbles that exist around fan-created works inspired by licensed properties such as "Harry Potter" and "The Vampire...

First Class Magazine

On the March

A profile of Australian stage and screen actor Dan Spielman.


Living the New York Dream

A feature profiling rising Australian-born theatre actress Alexis Fishman.

Alley Magazine

Star Struck

It is natural for humans to admire and wish to emulate the beautiful, the successful, the wealthy. But is contemporary society’s obsession with celebrity culture out of control?


Treasured family memories

Margie Fischer’s solo show The Dead Ones was inspired by the experience of packing up her childhood home after her mother’s death.

The Australian Jewish News

Memories of JFK

Fifty years after the assassination of US Presdient John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the AJN takes a look back.


The Australian Jewish News

Designs of the Times

Each year, the Board of Education selects some of the finest HSC major works for public exhibition. Here are five of those talented students.

Deakin Law School

Lifetime benefits of studying law

While a law degree is a rewarding experience, it's no walk in the park: there is a certain amount of work required. You may find yourself wanting to throw in the law school...

School Places

Everything you need to know about government assistance for schooling

We all want the very best for our children. Through conversations with thousands of parents, we know that the majority are prepared to make financial sacrifices for their...

The Australian Jewish News

School Spirit

Sydney’s Jewish schools are welcoming 2014 with a host of new initiatives, new infrastructure and new ideas.

Deakin University Business School

Digital qualifications give Deakin students a head-start in the job hunt

"This award will help graduates differentiate themselves to employers." With the job market in a constant state of evolution, Deakin University is working in collaboration with...

The Australian Jewish News

Back to School 2013

A round-up of the new initiatives at Sydney's schools which will kick off in 2013.

The Australian Jewish News

Top of the Class

A profile of some of the high achievers of the 2013 HSC.

Deakin Law School

Real-world experiences in a changing economic landscape

The Australian economy is part of global trend that has seen an increasing emphasis placed on technological innovation and the rise of start-up culture. As the economy changes,...

Sydney University Law Society

2015 SULS Careers Guide

The SULS Careers Guide is the blueprint to your career. Numerous organisations from a range of sectors related to law are surveyed: government bodies, domestic and international...

Business and Media

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'Bloodletting' starts at News Limited

Exclusive: The heads began to roll at News Limited a day after CEO Kim Williams' announced a mass restructure. Said one senior source: "The bloodletting has begun this morning...

AdNews Magazine

Fairfax pushing for early tabloid switch

Exclusive: Fairfax Media's controversial switch from broadsheet to tabloid format may come months earlier than announced.