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Alexandra Roach

Journalist.

Sydney, Australia

Alexandra Roach

Investigator. Reporter. Features Writer. Photographer.

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Making the desert bloom

Like Australia, Israel is a land made up mostly of dry, arid desert prone to droughts and low rainfall. So how did this tiny country become a powerhouse of agricultural science and development?
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Is Australia’s sentencing too harsh?

Sentencing is one of the most important areas of law due to the long-term effects of imprisonment, including a decrease in life expectancy and a 20-40 per cent reduction of lifetime earnings. Imprisonment also has a devastating impact on the families of inmates.
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How tech improves access to justice in rural Australia

Access to the justice system and professional legal development opportunities are low for those in rural, regional and remote Australia. During the past three years, the learning and development project, funded by the Victorian Legal Services Board, deepened the centre’s expertise in alternative e-learning and digital delivery methods.
Deakin Law School Newsroom Link to Story
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Reflections from the front line

On the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, Alexandra Roach speaks to three Australians who were in Israel at the time of the conflict.
The Australian Jewish News Link to Story
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Women of Worth

To mark International Women’s Day, here are eight influential Jewish women, past and present, who have made their mark.
The Australian Jewish News Link to Story
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The Fake News Phenomenon

When journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein revealed to the people the truth about Watergate in the 1970s, there an explosion of government-related paranoia within American society.
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About

Alexandra Roach

Full-time newspaper and magazine journalist based in Sydney, Australia.

I am a jill of all trades: news writer, features writer, photographer, content producer and manager.

Topics of interest and specialty include business, media, politics, popular culture, cinema, television, music, photography, advertising, celebrity, theatre, marketing, travel, education, community, profiles and finance.

Aside from journalism, I am also an experienced web and graphic designer. I have designed, launched and managed corporate websites and have also launched and managed corporate social media accounts.

You can see some further samples of my work here.

Contact me here.

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Skills

  • Feature writing
  • News writing
  • Investigative reporting
  • Wordsmithing
  • Subediting
  • Photography
  • Graphic design
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Business journalism
  • Political journalism
  • Celebrity journalism
  • Retail journalism
  • Social media
  • Website management
  • Web design
  • Pop culture
  • Media journalism
  • Film and television journalism
  • HTML/CSS etc
  • Travel writing