Fiona Mackrell is a freelance writer and researcher based in Melbourne, Australia. She writes about the arts and artists, writing and publishing, social media, business trends and marketing. She also writes fiction.
She can manage, coordinate, organise, plan and schedule cross-platform content production projects and has considerable experience working with a range of stakeholders to deliver projects to deadline.
Fiona worked in television production at the ABC for five years on shows such as Dimensions with George Negus and Play School, as well helping coordinate the ABC’s involvement with the SOBO broadcasting of the Sydney Olympic Games. She has been an office manager, executive assistant, a temp in advertising and media companies in London and Sydney, a sandwich hand, a receptionist, a TV extra, a swimming teacher and children’s birthday party leader.
She completed the RMIT Professional Writing and Editing course in 2008 and also has a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University.
Fiona lives in inner Melbourne with her husband and two children, an arthritic dog and a budgie.
Follow her tweets @McFifi