Owner / Publisher
Julie is the owner/publisher of the Independent Magazines, overseeing the sales side of the business and managing her own client portfolio. She is an advocate for small business, and a strong believer in sharing positive news and the great stories that happen every day within our amazing communities.
Penny has been writing for the Independent since 2011, taking on the role of editor in December 2015. She also writes a number of stories for the magazine but loves the challenge of working with the team on pulling all facets of the magazine together into a flowing, positive document.
Natalie has been with the Independent since the very first issue in April 2010. Her strength and sanity lies in her ability to juggle all elements of creating ads, designing layouts and producing fabulous looking magazines all while successfully meeting every deadline.
Kath knows that being flexible and creative is the key to capturing the wonderful images that run with the feel-good stories at the Independent. Kath manages to capture the personality behind the person we ask her to photograph every time.
David’s background in marketing and national sales with companies such as Speedo combined with his experience of owning and running a retail business in Windsor gives him a great understanding of how local businesses can work with the media.
Myee has been a much-loved and vital part of the Independent furniture since the inception of both magazines. Loyal to her clients, Myee is focused on helping her clients build their businesses using her experience in publishing.
Shane has been writing for the Independent since 2011. His passion for sport at the grass roots level shines through in his writing and attention to detail.
Greg has been with the Independent for four years, sourcing, researching and writing feature stories for both magazines. Greg brings experience to the team, having been in journalism for nearly fifty years. His talent for recreating the yarns of his subjects is legendary.