Sharon Smith on Muck Rack

Sharon Smith

Brisbane, Australia
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  technology, health, healthcare, science, STEM, auspol, Australian politics, gaming, game development
Doesn't Cover: Celebrity, resources, sport, travel,

Journalist & researcher with interests in healthcare, tech, science, culture. Writer @StockheadAU and @HealthTimes_aus.

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Sharon is a freelance healthcare, technology, and gaming journalist based in Brisbane. Past editor of Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin, and regular contributor to PC Mag Australia, she loves to write a good meaty science piece or report on the local indie games industry.

In a former li...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was reviewing video games for a volunteer-run website. I later became a freelancer and have been ever since!

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My parents had a broken typewriter that I used to play with when I was about 5. I've never used one properly.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

J. Jonah Jameson (Peter Parker's boss) always cracked me up but I always envied Tintin's exciting journeys.