James Pilbrow

Freelance Press Release Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Parkville, Victoria, Australia
2 Skills
Melbourne-based freelance writer. I have worked in a variety of capacities as a freelancer since mid-2014.


Medibank Private:
Part-time freelance writing contract, June-November 2014. Generally worked from home. Variety of roles; included research for, compilation and editing of news articles, and assistance with internal comms which included some conduction of interviews. Most content was for internal online newsletters. Very valuable work experience in the corporate world.

Freelance journalist/writer/copywriter:
Have experience writing local news articles, copy writing and editing including SEO. See examples provided.

Band management/marketing:
For The Creeping Bam, and Van Nostrum, including venue liaison, social media marketing and the compilation of press releases.

Founder/blogger at Can You Get To That?
Underground/independent music blog, active since June 2014. This is more of a passion project for me and its regularity is largely governed by how much free time I have. Has received over 3500 views since June 2014, mostly in the USA and Australia.

The Peninsula School; Mentone Grammar School:
Secondary school; graduated 2010.

The University of Melbourne, Parkville:
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology; Politics and International Studies) commenced 2011; graduated 2014. Also completed several Media & Communications units.

Honours (Sociology) to be completed November 2015. Writing a thesis concerned with the present-day relevance of the work of 20th Century sociologist Pierre Bourdieu.