about


Jo is a journalist and editor with an established career in the lifestyle genre, encompassing cuisine, travel, design, fashion and celebrity.

Her work has been published in Vogue, Delicious, Sydney Morning Herald, Kia Ora, HOME, Cuisine, Taste, Life & Leisure, InsideOut, Fashion Quarterly, ELLE, Good, Wine Spectator, travelandleisure.com, mrandmrssmith.com, ninemsn.com.au, Australian Women’s Weekly, Next, Woman’s Day and New Idea.

Jo’s byline is synonymous with an engaging writing style. With her strong copy-editing skills, she has earned a reputation for delivering informed, compelling and accurate copy to deadline.

Jo lives in New Zealand and has also lived in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Sri Lanka and travelled extensively in many other countries. Jo is available for feature writing, editing, web content and copywriting.

Memberships
IFWTWA – International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association
TravCom – Travel Communicators, New Zealand

Statement of professionalism
Commissioned work is delivered fact-checked and edited to deadline and brief. Travel stories are sold into publications before any trips are accepted. Unless working for not-for-profit organisations, Jo does not provide content for free.

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