Louise Schwartzkoff

Writer and editor

I'm an editor, writer and media expert with experience across print, online and broadcast journalism.
As editor of The Sydney Morning Herald's flagship arts and lifestyle section, Spectrum, I led a period of audience growth and a successful expansion into live events.
My work has appeared in publications including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Guardian, The Observer, Time Out London, Time Out New York, The CEO Magazine and more.
I also work with brands on media and content strategy, and create commercial content, including for the University of Sydney, the Australian Museum, United Airlines and Austrade.

Good Weekend
Nicolas Hénin: the man who laughed at IS

Held hostage by Islamic State for 10 months, French journalist Nicolas Henin says the terrorist group is not the force it would like the West to believe.

The Sydney Morning Herald
How words saved Erwin James

Writer and convicted murderer Erwin James has a message of redemption for those who – like him – have made terrible mistakes.

Wildlife and wild weather

Paddling with otters and cruising beneath volcanoes on a dramatic expedition in Russia's Far East.

The Sydney Morning Herald
The Red Queen and me

After 43 years, Isobelle Carmody brings The Obernewtyn Chronicles to a close.

Time Out Sydney
Making Muriel a musical

Twenty years after the film's release, the girl from Porpoise Spit is coming to the stage.

The University of Sydney

A magazine for university donors

The CEO Magazine
Tour de France: More Dealing Than Wheeling

The Tour de France is a spectacle of human strength, strategy and skill. But it’s also about money. From its earliest days, business needs have shaped the famous race.

N Magazine
Covered girls

Modest fashion is having a moment as designers cater to women of different faiths and cultures.