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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,

Writer and journalist with interests in healthcare, technology, science, culture. Biotech columnist for @StockheadAU. Researcher at Griffith University.

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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.

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@smsmithwriter — 1,413 followers, 5,828 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

Please don't stop taking your Epilim or sodium valproate if you are pregnant or looking to to have kids - very important to see your doctor

Sep 20, 2017

I found this revolting sticker on my local kids playground. Threw the sticker in the bin but made some edits too.

Sep 19, 2017

Great development on cervical cancer testing, but please keep getting your pap smears #aushealth 

Sep 19, 2017

BRB going to apply for a 12-month women in STEMM trip to Antarctica with @HomewardBound16 

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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.