Lovers of history, storytelling and a good hunt …
Some people might think it is odd to spend time in the cemetery, but in our travels, we have met many people who, like us, enjoy the history, solitude, and beauty of these resting places.
For two journalists, this project is exciting. We love bringing stories to life and discovering new angles, and being able to present new findings. We love that these stories are preserved … perhaps we should all be preservers of history. We have been overwhelmed with the support we have received from generous people happy to assist with our research and allow us to share their material. Thank you! We welcome your input and we hope to see you on the road soon.
As a former community newspaper editor, Helen’s passion lies with regional newspapers and local lifestyle publications. Her marketing career includes roles as Brand Manager for News Ltd and Marketing Executive for Network Seven. As a producer for the Seven and Nine television networks, Helen produced lifestyle programming, children’s television, commercials and corporate videos. She has also produced content for the Fairfax radio network.
She is the author of nine fiction and two non-fiction titles and is published by Atlas Productions and Clan Destine Press. Helen is postgraduate degree qualified with majors in Literature, Communications and Media.
Chris started his journalism career in radio before spending over thirty years in broadcast current affairs including working as a journalist and producer for Channel Nine’s Today Tonight and Producer of Channel Seven’s State Affair.
Chris continued with the Seven Network for 13 years including a stint as a War Correspondent in 1991 for the Persian Gulf War and the Civil War of Somalia in 1993.
He is credited with over forty television documentaries for Networks Seven and Nine as well as creating Brownies Coast Watch in the late 80s, which spawned a genre of programming known now as Infotainment.
Chris returned to radio as News and Program Director of 4BC. He is now engaged full-time in research and writing projects, and speaking engagements.
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