This site is having a makeover.
Things may appear broken or a little weird right now.
I can help you share your story.
Let me guess… you, or your business, have a great story to tell but you’re unsure how to tell it? Or you’re just too busy?
With more than 15 years experience in the media industry—as a broadcast journalist, media advisor and digital content specialist—I’ll work with you to get your story told.
How do I help?
We will sit down and identify your goals and requirements, and any obstacles that may exist. Then we’ll make plan.
I can write that speech, finesse that media release and edit that report for you. No worries. Send them my way.
Let me produce that video you’ve always wanted, make a eye-catching meme or even turn your business into a gif.
Plus much more…
A little about me
I’m a highly experienced communications specialist based in Melbourne, Australia.
Over the past 15 years I have held positions across the fields of journalism and public relations, including in media engagement, digital content creation, social media, stakeholder relations, issues management, campaign strategy and videography.
Please note my primary professional role is currently as the Communications Manager at the Victoria’s peak social advocacy body, the Victorian Council of Social Service. Engaging me does not equate to engagng VCOSS on any way, and should not be portayed as such. Further, I will decline to accept any work that will create a conflict with my role at VCOSS.
I’ve been everywhere, man.
Get in touch.
You can also call me on 0402 351 412, or follow me on Twitter at @ryansheales.
So, I’ve been thinking…
Some passing thoughts on the world around us.
Mental gymnastics can be a useful skill. Being able to approach questions from different perspectives and tease them out in unique ways can make you a deeper, more thoughtful person. But cerebral dexterity can also make you impervious to reality or reflection. They’re a lot to unpack regarding the Israel Folau saga, but frankly othersContinue reading “Claiming condemnation as vindication spares you from introspection.”
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Running commentaries on media stories are boring at the best of times, but occasionally an exception is warranted. Not because something is so egregious or overt (there’s plenty of people ready to be outraged about anything over on Twitter) but because it’s subtle and missable, potentially even unintended—but definitely still damaging. So here goes. AContinue reading “When racism is in fashion.”
“I’ve got a disability and a low education, that means I’ve spent my whole life working for minimum wage. You’re gonna lift the tax-free threshold for rich people … Rich people don’t even notice their tax-free threshold lift. Why don’t I get it? Why do they get it?” Victorian man Duncan Storrar asked this questionContinue reading “Duncan – Issues vs Distractions”