MEET OUR TEAM
Dedicated experts with a proven record of success.

 

Taylor Clyne
Editor

Taylor always knew she wanted a career in media, and has been working in the industry for over seven years.

She started her career at the Examiner Newspaper, then moved to Chilli and LAFM Radio Station and while working there she met a North-East farmer and decided he was ‘the one’ so applied for a job at this wonderful country newspaper.

She’s been working for the North Eastern Advertiser for three years, and has been the Editor of the paper for more than a year. 

Taylor says she loves the fast-paced nature of news, the special North-East community and the diversity of her role.

“In what other job could I be a community news reporter, fashion columnist, political writer, sporting whizz, horse racing journalist, farm reporter, human interest writer and health blogger all in the same week?!,” she said.

“I get excited every week to listen and share someone’s achievement, heartache, issue or goal.”

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Ebony Styles
Administration

Ebony started working in administration at the North-Eastern Advertiser in 2004.

She left to start a family in 2009 but returned to her role in 2014 when the newspaper underwent a restructure.

She works on a casual basis and covers everything from accounts, advertising and subscriptions, right through to commercial printing, payroll and general administration tasks.

Born and bred in Scottsdale, Ebony said she enjoys engaging with the community while working for a family owned business.

“This role allows me to have flexibility in work and family life,” she said.

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April Underhill
Production

With a passion for design, April joined our team in early 2017.

Her main roles include designing the advertisements and the layout for our weekly newspaper, as well as commercial printing and archiving.

She is also our resident IT guru, helping out with technology troubleshooting.  

Earlier this year, April freshened up the Advertiser, redesigning the newspaper and brand elements.

The 19-year-old is currently studying a Diploma of Graphic Design through Billy Blue College of Design.

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Daisy Baker
North-East News Reporter

Daisy joined the team as a news reporter in September 2016, after writing for the paper on a casual basis for several months.

She is in her final year of a Bachelor of Media at the University of Tasmania, majoring in News and Journalism.

Having grown up in Northern Tasmania, the 20-year-old now lives between Bridport and Launceston.

Daisy has a passion for writing about community issues, arts and culture.

She particularly enjoys writing the ‘Town Treasures’ features and learning about the lives of some of the North-East’s most seasoned residents.

“From a young age I was set on a career in journalism and have written for numerous publications over the past six years including Fuse magazine, The Examiner and the UTas student magazine, Togatus,” she said.

“I’ve love the diversity of the stories I get to cover working at The Advertiser, and the opportunity to meet so many great people throughout the North-East.”

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Amanda Lovell
East-Coast News Reporter

We welcomed Amanda to the team in early 2017 on a casual reporting basis to grow our coverage throughout the North-East, especially St Helens.

Amanda is a married mother of three with 15 years of experience in journalism.

She spent more than half of her career working at the ABC, including roles as state political reporter for radio and television and as chief of staff.

During her time at the ABC, Amanda reported on several State elections, covered State budgets and State parliament and built a wide network of political and business contacts. 

She has a particular interest in current affairs and how decisions made at all levels of government affect ‘real people.’

In 2015, Amanda and her husband moved their young family to St Helens for a lifestyle change.

She is passionate about news, politics and her local community and enjoys writing stories about her newly adopted region for us at the North Eastern Advertiser.