Eddy Morton

Freelance Article Writer & Press Release Writer

Location:Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Phone: 0433 184 038
2 Skills

Current: Masters of Journalism, Monash University
2008-2010: Bachelor of Media and Communications, Swinburne University of Technology
2005-2006: Advanced Diploma of Business and Public Relations, Box Hill Institute of Tafe
2003: Victorian Certificate of Education (yr 12 VCE)


10/2010 to Current

Volunteer Music Journalist
· Event Photography
· Writing to deadlines
· Phone and Email Interviews

05/ 2010 to 08/2010

Swinburne Student News
Contributing Journalist
· Independent News Coverage in Print and Online
· Page Layout
· Adobe InDesign and Dreamweaver Capabilities

11/2006 – 06/2007

Nicholson Media Group / Lighthouse Foundation
Volunteer fundraising and communications
· Media Liaison
· Client and Customer Relations
· Data Entry

Writing, Communications and Interpersonal Skills:

-High level grammatical accuracy and structural writing techniques
-High commendation for journalistic and formal writing techniques and methods
-Internal and external media relations and communications skills
-Ability to communicate accumulated research, sources and data
-Sound knowledge and passion for creative writing techniques and methods

Digital Photography, Design and Advanced Computer Skills:

-Competency across Adobe CS4 – Microsoft Office – HTML coding
-Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator. Website layout and design including imbedded SWF files, images and text.
-Thorough understanding of digital imaging and page layout developed through use of Adobe InDesign