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Zoe Redding

11 Rode Street
Brownville VIC 3222
Mobile: 0900 111 222
Home: (03) 9595 9999


I am a journalist with experience across newspapers, magazines and radio. I have worked as a broadcaster and production assistant in radio, and as an online publishing assistant and news journalist on both community and daily newspapers. I am currently a regular contributor for several publications including StreetVibe, The Age and The Guardian (UK).


Melbourne, VIC AU
Graduate Diploma in Journalism
Graduated: November 2007


Monash University
Melbourne, VIC AU
Bachelor of Arts
Graduated: November 2006


Employment History

Jan 08 – present: Research Assistant
ABC News and Current Affairs
Melbourne, VIC AU


  • Compiling briefs for news bulletins, filing reports and general runner duties.


  • Development of my writing skills and general knowledge resulted in promotion from part-time to full-time Research Assistant.
Jun 06 – Apr 07: Editorial Assistant
StreetVibe magazine
Brunswick, VIC AU


  • Researching and producing web content, administrative and copy-editing tasks.


  • Publication of several articles and gig reviews online and development of my copy-editing skills.
Jun 04 – May 06: Media Assistant
Monash University
Caulfield, VIC AU


  • Preparing and overseeing the production of publicity materials for the Union.


  • Development of my proficiency with a variety of Mac-based design software and successful completion of several promotional films for the university.
Feb 05 – Sep 05: Broadcaster
Beat FM community radio station
Carlton, VIC AU


  • Work closely with the editor to commission stories and organise contracts
  • Liaise with in-house teams of writers, photographers, printers, designers and production staff
  • Organise and research projects to tight deadlines
  • Subedit manuscripts
  • Obtain rights to use material from other publications
  • Write reports and articles


Category Name Proficiency Yrs Experience Last Used
Administrative Microsoft Office Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
Design/Media Adobe InDesign Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
  Quark Xpress Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
  Dreamweaver Intermediate 2-3 yrs use currently
  Adobe Photoshop Intermediate 2-3 yrs use currently
Journalism Research/Reporting Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
  Proof-reading/Editing Advanced 4+ yrs use currently



Maria Brown – Senior Journalist
ABC News and Current Affairs
Mobile: 0466 777 888
Jerry Smith – Editor
Mobile: 0455 555 777
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