Tom is a graduate of Griffith University in Queensland with a degree in journalism and public relations, incorporating a strong focus on photo journalism, media law and multi-media production.
He got his first taste of journalism with a FIFA media accreditation to the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany and has also covered NSL football for Perth Glory and online sports publications.
Tom has been an avid photographer ever since experimenting with film development and photo enlarging in the family darkroom during the late eighties. In 2000, Tom combined photography with webdesign and multi-media production.
With the advent of drone technology, Tom has been able to combine photography, aerial photography and his writing skills to create projects for hospitality, tourism and many other businesses that can benefit from promo videos or virtual tours.
Qualifications and Licenses
Fully licensed (RePL and ReOC) and insured for UAV up to 25kg ( $20m public liability and professional indemnity)
Yuneec H520 Hexacopter with an E90 1’’ sensor 20MP (4k video).
Licences cover CASA, Health and Safety, First Aid and more.
CASA.ReOC.0985 RPA Remote Operator’s Certificate
Aircraft Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (AROCoP)
First Aid Certificate HLTAID001
License to perform high-risk work WL 3294077
CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry No. 1026104
Current National Police Clearance
BA Comm Journalism & Public Relations