John has a passion for storytelling, especially any type of writing that requires a friendly and engaging conversational tone. He also has experience with video and podcast production, including voiceovers and the composition of bespoke theme music and jingles.
In his most recent role, John helped the Acoustic content design team update and modernize their user documentation by acting as a consulting editor, as well as facilitating a series of writing workshops to help the team improve their reviewing and editorial skills.
John has a wide range of interests ranging from music and the arts, science and technology, politics and current events, and the world in general.
John is a keen songwriter and composer with over thirty years experience in working with DAWs and other music technologies. This, combined with over twenty years writing experience, makes him an excellent candidate for writing any music-related articles.
John has over twenty years experience writing business user documentation for companies including IBM and Acoustic. This includes blog posts, user assistance documentation, video scripts, and training courses.
John has over a decade experience of working for government and semi-government agencies including the NSW Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, and Technical and Further Education (DIRETFE), the NSW Board of Community Education (BACE), and the Olympic Security Command Centre (ODCC).
He has experience in writing ministerial proposals, annual reports, and research papers.
During his time working for IBM, John wrote documentation for Watson Content Hub, a cloud-based content management system that leveraged Watson AI to automatically tag and categorise user assets.
John has over 20 years of experience writing video scripts for companies including IBM and Acoustic.
John has over 10 years of blogging experience for websites such as Mamamia and his own blog. He has also blogged for IBM.