Jennie Noonan

Freelance Journalist

Location icon Australia

I am an editor, writer and reporter who for almost two decades worked for WHO Magazine, most recently as Executive Editor. I've interviewed Hollywood stars like Matt Damon and Heath Ledger and also profiled many ordinary Australians with extraordinary stories. I've covered events from the Academy Awards to the Australian Air Guitar championships and have written and edited countless long-form articles and news stories.

When I’m not riveted to reality TV and pop culture trends, I can be found on the beach.

Portfolio
The New Daily
08/14/2018
The backstory to Nick Cummins' TV search for love

Audiences are about to witness the wooing ways of Nick Cummins when he hands out roses on season six of Ten's The Bachelor. But when describing meeting his ex-girlfriend of five years, Norwegian painter Martine Strom Thomassen, the former Wallaby talked a big game.

The New Daily
08/12/2018
Skye Leckie breaks down her Filthy Rich & Homeless ordeal

Dropped in Parramatta in March with nothing but a laundry bag full of clothes and a sleeping bag, Skye Leckie tearily begs the manager of a shutting burger joint for a cup of water before scouring the park for a place to sleep.

The New Daily
08/11/2018
Hamish and Andy's new True Story even more outrageous

Filming season two of their 'fact is stranger than fiction' series, True Story, hosts Hamish Blake and Andy Lee admit they "spent a lot more time with our mouths wide open than in season one". Blake, 36, and Lee, 37, the show's co-executive producers, writers and hosts have returned to our screens with season two of the hilarious storytelling series on Nine.

The New Daily
07/01/2018
'I was lost': Grant Denyer spills secrets in shock Gold Logie win | The New Daily

An emotional Grant Denyer has shared a glimpse of his private battles while accepting the Gold Logie award, in what many saw as a shock win. " Family Feud came along at a time when I wasn't sure if I'd ever work again, or if I even wanted to," said the father-of-two, who in later 2013 sought treatment at a wellness centre in Thailand.

E! News
08/26/2018
Why Vanessa Sunshine Is the Greatest Bachelor Australia Contestant of All Time

Vanessa Sunshine left Nick Cummins bewildered after their first encounter on The Bachelor Australia . "I don't know if I should be runnin' or chasin'," the Honey Badger balked. Four episodes into season 6 and we're hooked on the 27-year-old legal secretary from Melbourne, and you should be too.

Who
04/30/2018
Opinion: What parents should know before taking kids to Avengers: Infinity War

With the release of the much anticipated Marvel cinematic universe masterpiece Avengers: Infinity War, directors Anthony and Joe Russo posted an open letter to fans: "If you truly want to avoid any spoilers until you see the film, we recommend you abstain from any social media, or the internet in general, until you have an opportunity to get to the theatre," they wrote with the hashtag "#ThanosDemandsYourSilence."

E! News
08/15/2018
The Bachelor Australia 2018: In Defence of Cass Wood

As The Bachelor Australia's Nick Cummins himself might put it, Cass Wood 's spying game was as subtle as a brick through a window. Watching her awkwardly stalk the Honey Badger while he flirted with the other contestants on the August 15 season premiere was borderline excruciating.

Who
03/19/2018
Why Sophie Monk deserves her own reality TV show

She's not only proven it with her Bachelorette turn, but her social media is basically an audition. And she's acing it. With a built in supporting cast of game-for-anything BFF Oscar Gordon, scene-stealing parents Andrew and Sandi, and look-alike sisters Angelique and Lucy, Monk manages to be self-effacing without a hint of humble brag.