Bio

Third-year cadet journalist with Star News Group, writing news and features for south-east Melbourne newspapers.

I previously wrote for Soccerscene, a Business-to-Business football publication.

I am an ethical and dedicated journalist committed to delivering factually accurate public interest journalism.

Experienced in several different facets of journalism including audio/radio, broadcast, and feature-writing.

For news related inquiries I can be contacted at parker.mckenzie@starnewsgroup.com.au.
For everything else I can be reached at parkersmckenzie@gmail.com.

Below is a small selection of my published work.

Skyrocketing insurance costs a sign of what's to come

“If it means leaving the house, you’re going to lose everything that you spent your life up until then building, people are not going to leave.” The questionnaire hasn’t been wholly em- braced yet with some businesses shying away from filling it in, however, the data which has been submitted is starting to paint a reveal- ing —albeit incomplete — picture of an issue that could arise when another fire rages in the Dandenongs.

Second shot at survival

Kalorama locals Mark Wales and Sam Gash may have won the ultimate prize after meet - ing on the set of Survivor, but now the married couple are returning for their second shot at $500,000. While competing on the show in 2017 the pair hit it off, and since have welcomed a son Harry into their family and married in Mon- bulk in 2019. “I think at one point Survivor had a better strike rate than the Bachelor for relationships,” Mark says
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