Meanjin intern, July 2022 - October 2022

Meanjin Quarterly publishes Australia’s leading voices on politics, arts and culture as well as fiction and poetry. I am currently reviewing, copyediting and proofreading short stories, blog posts and essays to support the editing process.

Hyperlocal news intern, April 2022 - June 2022

Hyperlocal News publishes stories on local politics, transport, construction, arts and culture, in multiple newspapers in Melbourne. I spent my time interviewing local business-owners, council-people, artists and locals, writing multiple news articles a day as well as taking photos and editing copy.

Lost Dogs’ Home intern, November 2021 - February 2022

The Lost Dogs’ Home is a nationally recognised pet adoption organisation. I spent my time with the Lost Dogs’ Home interviewing adopters for social media posts and writing articles for the Lost Dogs’ Home website about adoption and the organisation itself.

Avalon centre Head of Digital Content, June 2020 - December 2020

This role improved my digital storytelling abilities through social media management, capturing data analytics, sharing articles on homelessness and rallying for financial and volunteer support from local communities.


Aesop Retail Consultant, October 2021 - PRESENT

Sheridan Retail Assistant, December 2020 - July 2021

Liquid room Studio support, jan 2020 - mar 2020

Black Squirrel Waitress, December 2017 - March 2018

spud bar Food and beverage attendant, January 2017 - December 2017


RMIT Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) 2018 - 2022

Australian Yoga Academy Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching (350HR), 2018 - 2019

Haileybury College VCE & Year 12 graduation 2017


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