Megan has had a successful career in radio and television at the ABC, as a reporter, presenter and Journalist in Charge, as well as at the ABC’s flagship rural current affairs program, ‘Landline’.
She’s a well-known and trusted face throughout Queensland’s rural sector, with a reputation as a true story teller and an advocate for the bush. Her reporting on the 2009 Gulf Floods was awarded at the Queensland Clarion Media Awards,
Megan has also worked in a media communications capacity, maintaining her ties to the rural sector through roles with the NRM Spatial Hub (Federal Government and Meat & Livestock Australia pilot program for the red meat industry) and Small Town Culture (a rural music education/ production program), and writing for the Australian Canegrower Magazine and Buderim Ginger/Agrimac.
Megan has also played an instrumental role in the creation of the Gympie Rural and Regional Women’s Network, of which she remains the volunteer media manager.
Born and bred between the cane fields, cattle properties and coal mines of Mackay, Megan now lives with her husband and two young sons on the Sunshine Coast.
Areas of expertise
- Media relations
- Writing for print, broadcast and web
- Emcee duties, conference facilitator
- Media training
- Bachelor of Journalism, James Cook University Townsville, Queensland