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about me 2018ABOUT ME

“Hello, I am Alana Rushton and I can help you to formulate words for any occasion. After an 18-year career writing across three different state, I am now based in Ballarat, Victoria.

I am your go-to-girl for any writing needs. Below is a snapshot of my media experience (listed from most recently, to where it all began)."


•2014-18 -  Freelance writing Service

  • Website words for Virtual Bean
  • Writing for Jo Stevens at Premier PR
  • Writing for Daylesford and Macedon Ranges Tourism

•2012-14 - Freelance writer (casual)

  • Contract work for Megan Allen Communications (Marketing at Ballarat Regional Tourism)

  • •2011 Magazine Editor and writer (full-time)

Profile Magazine, Cairns -Tropical North Queensland editions Aug-Dec 11

•2006-10 -State politicians administration and media assistant (full-time)

  • K.I.D.S Foundation Road to Ironman fundraiser for the Burns Survivor Network

  • •2004-06 -Magazine writer and sales executive (full-time)

        • CityLife Magazine, Cairns and Townsville.

        • •2000-04 -Daily news journalist (full-time)

    • Included a three-year newsroom cadetship (and volunteer writing for the youth pages from 1997-99), The Courier, Ballarat

    • •1999 School magazine writer (volunteer)

    • Loreto College, Ballarat, "The Abbey."

  • •1998-99 -Work experience (volunteer)

  • The Sunraysia Daily, Mildura; The Marybourough District Advertiser;

  • Chanel 7, Melbourne; WIN TV Introduction to Television Course, Ballarat. 



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