CV

Employment Record

September 2001- present

New Zealand Automobile Association
Policy Research Editor

 
Statistical Member Research/Surveying
Policy Research and Analysis
Reporting to National Council
Publications
Web Site Development (AA Directions Online)
Journalism (AA Directions)
 
May 1993 – Sept 2001 [8 years]

IPENZ e.nz Magazine/ NZ Engineering
Managing Editor

Establishment of e.nz magazine
Conference content management
Conference budget design
Reports to IPENZ Board
Electronic Magazine Establishment
Website Establishment
Staff management
 
July 1989 – May 1993 [4 years]

The Dominion (Infotech Pages)
Reporter / Assistant Editor

Deputise for Infotech Editor
Op-ed commentator
Features Writer
Leader Writer
O.E (various NZ and UK)

Feb 1989 - July 1989
Travelling
 
Jan 1987 – Feb 1989 [2 years]

National Business Review
Science and Technology Editor

Section Editor
Features
Stories


Education

Victoria University of Wellington
B.A (Applied Statistics)

Experience

Journalism
Survey Design and Analysis
Policy Analysis and Critique
Research Management
Graphic Design
Applied Statistics
Web Design
eBook production
Publication Management
Staff Management
Board-level Presentations
Speech making  
Events Management
Media Relations
Staff Contract Management
Small Company Accounts
 

Journalistic Knowledge Domains

Business
Banking Systems
Venture Capital
Science & Innovation Policy
Telecommunications
Software Development
Management and Project Management
Transport Policy
Energy/Electricity policy
Climate Change
Genetic Engineering
Military Systems
Film Production
Civil Engineering
 

Software Expertise

Advanced

Microsoft Word / Atlantis
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Indesign
Adobe Acrobat Pro

Intermediate

IBM SPSS
Audacity
Nero Trax and Mix (Sound)
NZTA Crash Analysis System
Google Maps
Google Sites/Drive

Basic

Microsoft Access
HTML + Javascript
Google for Enterprise

Previous Freelance Contributions

Heritage Magazine (graphics)
e.nz magazine (articles)
Defence Quarterly (articles)
Dominion Business Pages (offshore articles)

Legal

Citizenship: New Zealand, British (EU)
Occupation: Journalist
Marital Status: Married
 
Children: 
Lars (22), 
Torsten (20), 
Joshua(12), 
Oliver(7)
 
Drivers Licence: 
Car, motorcycle (learners)

Publications

The Changels  Young Adult fiction series beginning with the six-part Changels Genesis
 

Personal Interests

Narrative and communication
Politics
Linguistics
Graphics and semiology
Economics and policy
Games
Geography and History
Costume and representation
Later 20th Century Philosophy

Favourite Activities
(I actually do)

Broadcasting (Access Radio co-host)
Writing
Playing with kids
Running
Strategy games (from Chess on)
 

(I used to do and would like to have time to get back to)

Karate
Fencing
Soccer
Cycling
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