Freelance Journalist Work for October November 2011

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This is a list of articles, photography and other media work I’ve done as a freelance photographer / journalist during October and November 2011. I intend to continue writing freelance articles and do more radio interviews in the future. They will be linked to on a regular basis.

Interviews, Talks and Events

ABC News interviewed me, Youtube star Natalie Tran and Media buyer Harold Mitchell about why young Australians are abandoning Broadcast TV for internet video and pirated tv shows from overseas networks.

ABC News 24 TV (Full length story-Technology Quarter)

ABC1 7PM TV News (Shorter version of story-7PM Weekend News)

Online Reviews & Analysis

Technology Spectator: on 4th October 2011. Review of Noise-canceling options for Business Travelers

Technology Spectator: on 7th October 2011. Samsung can’t stop the music

Technology Spectator on 7th November 2011: REVIEW Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook laptop and Introduction to Intel Ultrabooks in general.

Technology Spectator: on 24th November 2011. REVIEW: Telstra 4G (LTE) USB Modem Dongle Speed Tests in Canberra and Sydney.

Photojournalism

Architecture Week Magazine used my photo: “Glass core of new cylindrical skyscraper lit up – 1 Bligh St, Sydney City CBD” in their latest issue.

Swinburne University’s “Inside Story” website used my photo: “Commonwealth Bank – Night Lightpainting Sydney City CBD” in their story about Bank Profits.

Glass core of new cylindrical skyscraper lit up - 1 Bligh St, Sydney City CBD

Chief Security Officer (CSO) – Destroying data to protect against fraud: Photo Gallery on 18th Oct 2011. Covered topics including: computer security software, cross cut shredders, hard drive destruction and busines/government agencies that have responsibilities under the The Data Security section of National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988.

I took photos of ABC Managing Director Mark Scott during a talk he gave at UTS: The Digital Era – Challenges and Responsibilities for the ABC.

ABC MD Mark Scott talk at UTS - The Digital Era: Challenges and Responsibilities for the ABC

I spent 48 hours in Darwin, Northern Territory and 48 hours in Bali, Indonesia as a guest of Tourism Northern Territory and Air Asia respectively.

I visited NASA JPL – Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Tidbinbilla to take photos and get background information to be used in the first 2012 issue of GEARE magazine

I jumped through countless security clearance hoops to get accreditation as a photojournalist 5 metres away from Barack Obama at the US Embassy event during his visit to Canberra.

From this I wrote a feature photo gallery story for Chief Security Officer and one of the photos was requested for use by 666 ABC Canberra Online.

I was the official photographer for the event Media140 Sydney – Digital Anonymity: Do we have a right to anonymity online?

Media140 Sydney - Digital Anonymity: Do we have a right to anonymity online?

I was offered a photographer press pass for the Sydney Roller Derby League Assassins Vs New Zealand Wellington Richter City All Stars match.

Print Media Articles

My feature article “New Zealand South Island – Beyond Christchurch” and associated photos was published YHA Backpacker Essentials Magazine November 2011.

YHA New Zealand syndicated the article and re-published it on the Tourism New Zealand website with extra photos.

my article "New Zealand South Island - Beyond Christchurch" - YHA Backpacker Essentials Magazine November 2011

Inmarsat mentioned my Satphone review (earlier this year in the Kimberley region of Western Australia) in their industry newsletter

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