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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.
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.
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.
Susan joined the Independent at the beginning of 2016 and quickly made an impact on the team and with her clients. Her 15 years of sales and marketing experience means she has the skill to stretch and work with advertising dollars to hit her client’s marketing goals.
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.
Lorraine has been writing for the Hills Independent since its inception and is now whipping up stories for the Hawkesbury magazine too. Her communication and interviewing skills means she can accurately reflect the stories of amazing people doing fantastic work.
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.