This is Erin’s online portfolio for her journalistic work.
Erin is a journalist for the ABC in their Hobart newsroom, where she also works as a News Operations Assistant (NOA) on the production desk.
As a journalist in a major metropolitan newsroom, she has skills in filing for hourly radio news bulletins, writing online news pieces and writing television stories for the ABC News 7PM bulletin.
She is completing the final year of her Bachelor of Media degree at the University of Tasmania, where she has completed print, video and podcast projects.
She is part of the University of Tasmania’s pilot factcheck program, FacTas, and served as an online journalist for the AGFEST Field Days festival in the UTAS mobile newsroom in 2016 and 2017.
At 20, Erin has also been published extensively throughout Tasmania, with her work featuring in The Advocate, The Examiner and The Mercury newspapers.
She also been published on a variety of online platforms, including The New York Times, ABC News, Reuters, some travel blogs and in the University’s student magazine, Togatus.
She has experience in breaking news coverage, specifically the 2018 Southern Tasmanian floods, and has completed work experience internationally, spending four weeks at 24-hour news channel Metro TV in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Erin has also completed a two-week internship at Thomson Reuters in Sydney, helping cover the 2018 New South Wales Bushfires and the 2018 Liberal Party Leadership spill for an international audience.
This website plays home to her published pieces. Think of it as a portfolio of Erin’s most successful work.
It doesn’t, however, include radio copy written and voiced for the ABC Radio Hobart news bulletins. There’s simply too much to publish!
Erin is well-versed in newsroom operating software including ENPS and iNews and can operate a news autocue. She has undergone voice training for radio and television through the ABC, and taken optional courses in media law, news smartphone applications and shooting broadcast-quality stories on an iPhone.