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Claire C.

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  • Joined March 2016

Award-winning freelance journalist, director, producer, copywriter, content creator.

  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Claire C.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Content Copywriting Social Media Strategy Development



I have been working full-time as a journalist for the better part of a decade and have about as much experience working on native content campaigns at a client and production level. I transitioned to freelance work a year ago and am looking to diversify.

Work history

Commercial editor
Freelance journalist
Freelance journalist
Freelance journalist
Senior journalist
Freelance journalist
Technology editor


GE: Innovation Never Sleeps

A digital documentary exploring 24-hours in the lives of five unsung Australian technologists

Westpac Foundation: What is social enterprise?

Examining new business models designed to build up the earning potential of Australia's least fortunate and complement the private sector at the same time

Westpac Foundation: The value of social enterprise

How social enterprise businesses reinvest profits back into the local community

Westpac Foundation: The social and economic impact of social enterprise

Explaining how social enterprise is empowering communities and the impact it is having on Australia's economy

UNHCR: ‘They were looking for young girls’ – women tell of sexual violence

Examining the incidences of sexual assault in conflict zones

UNHCR: Those who wander are not lost

Tracking the movement of displaced people around the world



Bachelor of International Studies
Graduate diploma of journalism



content creation content strategy digital media writing video production copywriting editorial editing sub-editing journalism


Contently Eventbrite Facebook Final Cut Pro iMovie Photoshop YouTube Wordpress Twitter Periscope Instagram Kickstarter LinkedIn Mailchimp Medium


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

Government Media Science Social Enterprise Tech Venture Capital

What I read

Everything: Books, blogs, websites, magazines, white papers

Side projects

I am writing a book examining economic fictions and the failure of the internet to democratise knowledge.

Ideal team

My ideal team is medium sized group of people who work tirelessly to the same objective, who trust each other and enjoy each other's company.