I'm a Melbourne-based journalist, editor and academic. I worked at The Age as a news reporter for five years, covering social justice, health and crime, and as a sports columnist and TV reviewer.
As a freelance journalist I have contributed to a range of publications including The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Saturday Paper, Crikey, The Conversation, Huffington Post, Good Weekend, MamaMia, Essential Kids and Time Out, on a range of subjects from social justice and politics to culture and travel
I teach journalism, writing and media at The University of Melbourne. I have mentored young and emerging writers, appeared at writers festivals and delivered talks and workshops at schools and for corporate clients.
In 2017 I received a Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellowship which focused on climate change and trauma reporting.
I co-founded Women in Media and was previously a trustee of the Media Safety and Solidarity Trust, which provides financial support to journalists and their families in high-risk countries such as Pakistan and the Philippines.
In my spare time I study medieval and renaissance English history and watch Star Wars – a lot.