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Sophie Jackson

Freelance Writer & Photographer

2019
Location:Emu Park, Queensland, Australia
Phone: 0458444538
Website: http://www.actionjackson.com.au
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sophiejackson
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Sophie Jackson Phone: 0458 444 538
7 Redman Street, Emu Park, 4710 Email: sophiejackson@aapt.net.au

RELEVANT CAREER HISTORY
Capricorn Coast Mirror - Editor - 2009 – 2012

• In charge of sourcing and producing editorial for 44 – 48 page weekly community newspaper with a circulation of 11, 800.
• Perform duties as photo journalist, sourcing, writing and presenting local news and information.
• Maintain website www.capcoastmirror.com.au - uploading news stories and photo galleries.
• Write a weekly opinion column.
• Train work experience students in the role of photo journalist.

Under The Capricorn Sun - Photo Journalist / Community Editor - 2008 – 2010

• In charge of sourcing and producing editorial for 32 page monthly community newspaper with a circulation of 50 thousand.
• Performed duties as photo journalist
• Designed feature pages.
Splash - Graphic Designer - 2009 – 2010

• Designed display advertisements for fortnightly advertising brochure.
• Developed concepts and wrote copy for display advertisements.

CQ Media - Photo Journalist / Graphic Designer - 2006 – 2007

• Performed duties as photo journalist on fortnightly independent community newspaper.
• Designed display advertisements for CQ Extra and CQ Hot Property Guide.
• Performed duties as video journalist.
• Maintained website www.cqextra.com.au (inactive) uploading video, news stories and photo galleries.

Earthscape Entertainment - Multimedia Designer - 2006

• Designed cover artwork, promotional products and authoring screens for DVD’s
• Edited artwork and photographs.
• Maintained ebay store for company products.

VOLUNTEER WORK
Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre - Tourism Ambassador - 2008 – 2010
Rockhampton Art Gallery – Intimate Transactions – 2009

• Volunteer for the interactive installation Intimate Transactions demonstrating the simultaneous symbiotic interaction between two connected individual via the internet and screen based world of amoebic avatars in conjunction with Gympie University. Intimate Transactions is an interactive installation that allows
RockON Music Summit – 2009

Volunteer photographer and reviewer attending events and workshops to provide documentation for the inaugural event.
Community Journalism – 2005 – 2009

Previous to my work as a photo journalist I regularly contributed articles, reviews and photographs to various local publications and organisations.

RELEVANT EDUCATION

Information Technology - Multimedia, Sydney Institute of Technology (TAFE)
Visual Art, University of Western Sydney

Workshops and Skills Development

3D Animation & Modelling, Sydney Design Centre (TAFE)
Matte Painting, Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS)
Adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator 10, East Sydney Community College
Regional Screen Writers development short course – QPIX
Screenwriting and filmmaking workshops, Rockhampton Fringe Festival

REFERENCES
Mary Carroll – CEO Capricorn Enterprise – 0417 669 286
Bernadette George – BG Urban Solutions – 0408 053 408
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