Missing Cleo

Missing Cleo

Every now and then you find yourself in the middle of a story, and wonder how the hell you got there. Like everyone else, I felt the terror rip through me when I first heard about little missing Cleo.  I’ve got a 4-year-old child. So, like so many other parents, I imagined how that heartache…

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Meeting Enza Raco

When I first met Enza Raco she was terrified of the media. She’d experienced the thirsty media pack at the most devastating time of her life. She’d been through so much pain, and didn’t want to talk publicly about it. That is, until the day the man who killed her husband, was sentenced. From that…

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You talkin’ to me?

Every media trainer on the planet will tell you, to be successful in getting your message across, you must know your audience. The logic is, if you know who you’re talking to, you’ll know how to communicate with them. Easy, right? Problem is, sometimes it’s really hard to figure out who they are, and why…

journey to Ukraine

When the Training Works

Media training is almost always super discreet. Chances are the people you see on the telly, or in your social media feed,  have had some form of media training, and probably some help to get their story out there. But they don’t want you to know it. It’s meant to look effortless when you get…

Claremont Verdict

Solidarity On The Steps

Most journalists in Perth, especially those who have been around since the late 90’s, have had some connection to the story of Sarah, Ciara and Jane.  Missing girls, murder investigations, a suspect and then the biggest trial WA has ever seen. So, when we turned up yesterday, we all knew it would be a history…

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The ThinkBox Story

Finally, the inevitable has happened…  Sandra and I have given up trying to keep away from each other and officially joined forces. When Sandra and I met more, than 20 years ago, we were a couple of very young, very determined 6PR radio producers. We definitely shared the same drive, sense of humour and work-ethic.…