Matthew

Dunn

Gonzo Journalist


Employment History

  • Technology EditorJanuary 2015 – Current
    News.com.au

Duties

    • Management of staff on a digital level
    • Maintaining technology section of website
    • General Reporting
    • Features, column and review writing
  • Digital EditorJune 2013 – January 2015
    New Ltd’s Townsville Bulletin

Duties

    • Management of staff on a digital level
    • Daily builds of website
    • Maintaining the website
    • Social media marketing
    • Weekly reports from analytics with page impressions and unique browsers
    • General Reporting
    • Features, column and review writing

Achievements

    • Increased time spent on website by three minutes
    • Increased traffic and recognised trends
    • Guest speaker for a Social Media Workshop for International Nurses Day
    • Grew social media following and increased interaction
    • Award nominee for Queensland Multimedia Awards
  • Editor in ChiefAugust 2011 - June 2013
    G&T Online Magazine, Brisbane, Australia

Duties

    • Researching and writing articles for the website
    • Editing other works for publication
    • Updating website and managing content
    • Managing Social Media pages
    • Marketing website

Achievements

    • Features on radio station 4zzz
    • Testimonials from subjects for editorial approach
    • Marketing clothing label to audience and sold out of stock

 Qualifications & Education

  • Bachelor of JournalismJan 2009 - June 2013
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Diploma of ScreenFeb 2005 - Nov 2006
    Queensland School of Film & TV, Brisbane, Australia

Key Skills & Competencies

    • CMS management
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Advanced reporting skills and corporate writing ability
    • Basic HTML and CSS experience
    • Highly efficient with Adobe Suite
    • Effective Problem solving skills
    • Advanced Communication skills
    • Demonstrated Customer Service skills
    • Continuous Improvement Philosophy
    • Ability to work under pressure and unsupervised
    • Efficient phone manner
    • Photography and videography skills