Australia Journalists

Browse the directory of Australia journalists below. We found 61 Australia journalists listed.

Kerrie Brooks

Copywriter | Content Writer | Copyeditor

UK-born and Australian-based, I love the art of storytelling for business - combining strategy with creativity whilst being bang on with the detail. I have worked with many well-known and emerging brands, engaging both consumer and B2B markets with great results. Take a look at some of my work.

Jo St Leon

Freelance Writer and Musician

I am a musician and author from Hobart, Tasmania. Alongside my work with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra I am a writing course junkie. I’m currently an Apprentice with Elephant Journal and plan to next undertake a course about story-telling for change My work includes short stories, feature articles, personal essays and concert reviews. I have nearly completed a series of reflections arising from my experience of living with cancer, which I plan to publish later this year. I am currently much inspired by the work of Roxane Gay, and my next book is likely to be a series of personal responses to living with a negative body image. You can find my work in CutCommon, Limelight Magazine, Stringendo, Elephant Journal, Lite Lit One and The Fictional Cafe. My first short story, ‘Georgina’s Dilemma’, won 3rd prize in a ‘Writers’ Forum short story competition in 2017 and my memoir piece, 'The Diagnosis', won 2nd prize in The Field of Words memoir competition, 2018. I have recently had some success with public readings of some of my writing, which is particularly effective when sharing a stage with musician(s). A further evening of words and music is planned for later this year, and will feature violinist Susan Collins, and my short story, THe Red Dress. After a lifetime of touring the world with my viola, I have finally settled in a little house by the Mt Wellington fire trail, where I live in domestic bliss with my two cats and trav el as little as possible. In addition to playing and writing, I love to cook, read and swim. Contact: [email protected]


Dejan Jotanovic

freelance writer

Based in Melbourne, Australia, my words typically spin around feminism, gender theory, queer history, pop culture and policy. Open for commission.

Victoria Mackinlay

Freelance Writer and Children's Author

Raised in the UK, Victoria studied Modern Languages and Literature at Bristol University with stints in France and Italy. She worked in Ireland before moving to Sydney, Australia in 2008. Lover of travelling and squeaky-sand beaches, Victoria has visited 51 countries (still counting...). Her favourites are India, Italy and Bolivia. Having amassed some incredible experiences working for Google for 9 years, Victoria began freelance writing when she was on maternity leave, focusing on parenting and travel features.

Nikki Wallman

Freelance travel and lifestyle writer

I'm an Australian freelance writer focused on travel, food and wine, design and interiors. Since going freelance, I've written for national and international mastheads including Vogue Living, Delicious, The SMH (Good Food), Australian Traveller, The Australian Financial Review's Life & Leisure, International Traveller, Conde Nast Traveller (India), Destinations of the World News (Dubai), (Daily Life, Domain, Essential Kids), Jetstar Asia magazine, Women's Health,, body + soul (Sunday Telegraph), and Good Health. I also offer project editing, advertorial and copywriting services, and in 2016 served as launch editor for upmarket regional travel magazine, Escape Southern Highlands. Prior to going freelance, I was editor of Australian Healthy Food Guide magazine. Please feel free to get in touch on [email protected]


Marie Barbieri


Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer who contributes to newsstand travel and health magazines, inflight publications, newspapers, blogs and award-winning websites. She is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers, and is passionate about wildlife conservation, bushwalking, cycling, snorkelling, dancing, yoga, and holistic health and wellbeing. ​Within Marie’s publishing portfolio, Australasian clients include: The CEO Magazine, Signature Luxury Travel & Style, Luxury Escapes, Vacations & travel, Travel Ideas, Inspirations, Holidays for Couples, Slow Living, RoyalAuto, Avalon Inbound | Outbound, Out & About with Kids, and Great Walks. UK clients include: Australia & New Zealand magazine, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Abroad, Good Things, Wild Travel, Wanderlust and Bespoke International. Inflight magazines include: Virgin Australia, Jetstar, True Blue, Tiger Tales, Going Places, Islands, Paradise, Baltic Outlook and Yeahbaby. Newspapers and supplements include: The New Zealand Herald, The Advertiser, The Vancouver Sun, Dallas Morning News, SA Weekend and Escape. Marie's work has also featured on the websites:,,,,,,,, and

Daniel Hill

Sports & Content Writer

I am an ambitious and creative sports writer and content professional with proven experience in multiple facets of digital and innovative content. A big advocate of Women's sports and athletes, I believe they deserve a greater media presence. To help with this push and to bring to light the inequality of genders in sport, I am currently working with Women Sport Australia as a Content Creator. I am determined to build a career in Content Writing and Journalism, passionate about reaching new readers and markets while keeping existing subscribers engaged. I want to be doing what I love; writing, providing people with information through my words but ultimately enhancing their lives.

Courtney Johnson

Freelance Writer, Blogger & Copywriter

Having graduated with a BA of Communications from the University of Technology Sydney in 2019 with a major in Creative Writing, I have a wealth of experience in various written communication forms across various outlets. This includes long- and short-form marketing copy, reports, features and articles, essays, interviews, speeches and presentations and other technical writing forms. I have also dabbled in practically every form of creative writing out there during both my time as a writing student, and as an aspiring author: narratives, poetry, screenwriting, short stories, dialogue, creative non-fiction, journals... With a background in marketing, I have experience in SEO and SEM copy, as well as EDM creation, social media, blog and website content development. I have a passion for travel and culture, a love of baking, film, the arts and an interest in anything remotely historical. And, of course, I love to write about all of it.


Joanne Fosdike

Communications Professional

Working in communication roles over the past decade, I’ve had the amazing privilege to tell the stories of so may. From bringing the personal stories of everyday people and the things that matter to them to life while working across print and digital media, to telling stories of political importance and business change as a PR and internal communications professional, every story has a place and a need to exist. If you ask me today what I do, it simply comes down to this: I find the right message to deliver to the right people on the right channels to meet both the audience’s and the business’ needs. A compilation of my old journalism article are here. If you’d like to find out more reach out by email or DM me over on LinkedIn where my CV stays fairly up-to-date.

Melissa Fagan

Writer, editor, researcher, content producer

I've been working as a writer, editor and content producer for close to 20 years. I mostly write for publications and clients in the travel, not-for-profit and health sectors, but I have also worked within the arts & entertainment, education, and government sectors. I'm also the author of a memoir What Will Be Worn: A McWhirters Story, published by Transit Lounge in 2018. The book was longlisted for the NiB Literary Award.