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,

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

Read Full Bio →

Biography

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...

Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@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 https://t.co/TNXDXfeEdf

Sep 20, 2017

I found this revolting sticker on my local kids playground. Threw the sticker in the bin but made some edits too. https://t.co/3B2poQbl8h

Sep 19, 2017

Great development on cervical cancer testing, but please keep getting your pap smears #aushealth  http://bit.ly/2xvOW6k 

Sep 19, 2017

BRB going to apply for a 12-month women in STEMM trip to Antarctica with @HomewardBound16  http://bit.ly/2xvxJcY 

Show more

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.