Carol Saffer

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©2017 by Carol Saffer

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ABOUT CAROL SAFFER

Carol Saffer is an award-winning journalist.


She worked for the Times News Group, a regional independently-owned media organisation writing for two mastheads - The Ballarat Times News Group and The Golden Plains Times.

Carol was previously a reporter with  Victorian regional paper The Moorabool News. 

She contributed business news and  feature stories for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Carol was a lead writer for online music magazine CutCommon.

 

Awards


AWARDS


Melbourne Press Club 2017  Student Journalist of the Year

The $10 billion battle for the nation's stationery cupboards....read 

The Age - Business Day 3rd October 2017

Melbourne Press Club 2016 Student Journalist of the Year- Highly Commended

How a South Yarra dinner party and Harold Holt saved a Jewish boy from Hitler....read

Sydney Morning Herald 4th December 2016

 

PUBLISHED WORK

The following is a selection of some of my writing.

Each pieces is unique in style and content, and represents a distinct moment in my career.

Together they illustrate my skills as a journalist.

BALLARAT TIMES NEWS GROUP

Battling Ebola - a journey from Brown Hill to Sierra Leone to New York...read article

Exciting times ahead for Rising Star....read article


Blink and you could miss it...read article

Environment is as important as profit for business....read article

What has the selfie done to photographic portraiture....read article

THE MOORABOOL NEWS

Young officer on the move....read 

Never a close shave...read 


Making dough from wheat....read

A backyard is all you need....read

Pollie gives a crap....read

CWA - not just scones and tea....read

FAIRFAX MEDIA

How Bondi Born launched a bikini empire by exporting first....read article

Planets aligning for surge in solar systems....read article

Hot-desking and smartphones are driving a back pack boom....read article

Display 'stumble' sends profit tumbling at Reject Shop....read article

All banks ‘tarred’ but customers sticking with CBA....read article

'It still happens' - white men still dominate ASX boards....read article

CUTCOMMON

A clef of composers....read article

Nicholas McManus "The secret ingredient......" is Umberto Clerici....read article

Soundscapes and cutlery: Victoria Pham talks Sonant Bodies....read article


What does climate change sound like?....read article

Bassoonist Jack Schiller talks chamber music....read article