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Carol, an award-winning journalist, filed news and feature stories for the Times News Group, a regional independently-owned media organisation, for two mastheads - The Ballarat Times News Group and The Golden Plains Times.

She was previously a reporter with  The Moorabool News, a Victorian rural newspaper.

Her business news and feature stories have been published in The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald .

Carol also has experience as a lead writer for online classic music magazine CutCommon.




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



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.


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

Exciting times ahead for Rising Star....read 

Organ donor recipients support each other....read 

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

Sarah Henderson ready for next bout....read 

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


A clef of composers....read

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

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

Bassoonist Jack Schiller talks chamber music....read 


Carol Saffer

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©2017 by Carol Saffer