There have been a lot of changes to the way we deliver local news, but one thing has stayed the same.

Our local journalists are committed to bringing you the news that matters and helping to make the Coast a better place to live.

We thought it was time you got to know us, so here's some more on your Sunshine Coast Daily team and how you can contact us.

 

Nadja Fleet

Editor

Nadja has been part of News for more than 13 years, working in the NT, SA and since February on the Sunshine Coast.

She was recognised as the NT's Young Journalist of the in 2011 and won the prestigious News Media Works Hegarty Scholarship for best young media executive in Australasia in 2019.

Nadja is excited to be part of the Daily's digital transition, which will allow journalism not only to survive but to thrive.

You can contact Nadja on Nadja.Fleet@scnews.com.au or @NadjaFleet.

 

Stuart Cumming

Deputy Editor

Stuart started work as a cadet reporter at The Chronicle in Toowoomba in 2009 before moving to the Sunshine Coast Daily in 2015 to continue working as a reporter.

In March, 2019, he changed roles to become a sub-editor before being promoted to deputy editor in December of that year.

Stuart enjoys the variety of work and the challenges journalism presents.

You can contact Stuart on Stuart.Cumming@scnews.com.au or call 5430 1043 or 0438 982 991.

 

Scott Sawyer

Journalist

With a head like a foot and a voice that could cure insomnia, the written word was always going to be Scott's field of choice.

He joined the Daily in 2014 and has spent the best part of 20 years in the region. He's passionate about holding people to account and supporting the community, and those without a voice, through his work. Scott also enjoys cricket, it's just a shame the passion never translated into talent.

You can contact Scott on Scott.Sawyer@scnews.com.au or @scottsawyer22.

 

Eden Boyd

Journalist/Digital Producer

Eden has been a journalist at the Sunshine Coast Daily since February 2019. She has a passion for writing human interest stories, reporting on issues that affect the region and has a keen interest in general news.

You can contact Eden on Eden.Boyd@scnews.com.au or @EdenBoyd14.

 

Tegan Annett

Journalist

Tegan has been a journalist at the Sunshine Coast Daily since April, 2020. She worked at the Gladstone Observer newspaper in Central Queensland for eight years, as a journalist and deputy editor. Tegan reports on business, development and local government.

You can contact Tegan on Tegan.Annett@scnews.com.au or @tegan_annett.

 

Matty Holdsworth

Journalist

Matty has been a journalist at the Sunshine Coast Daily since September 2017. He worked at CQ News in Emerald as a cadet journalist and at the Morning Bulletin in Rockhampton as a journalist for two-and-a-half years.

He is interested in reporting on development, real estate, sport, health and human interest.

You can contact Matty.Holdsworth@scnews.com.au or @matty_scd.

 

Lacee Froeschl

Journalist

Lacee joined the Daily in March 2019 as the community journalist for the Caloundra Weekly and Maroochy/Kawana Weekly. Lacee enjoys writing profile pieces about interesting people and businesses. She also focuses on local developments.

You can contact Lacee on Lacee.Froeschl@scnews.com.au or @froeschl_.

 

Tom Threadingham

Sport journalist

Tom joined the Sunshine Coast Daily team in 2017 after spending six years as a journalist and editor in the Lockyer Valley. Having grown up and played sport on the Coast, covering local sport at the Daily was a dream come true. He has a passion for all sport, big and small, and enjoys sharing all the news and views that comes with it.

You can contact Tom on Tom.Threadingham@scnews.com.au.

 

Felicity Riper

Court reporter

An interest in sociology and crime led Felicity into court reporting. She enjoys demonstrating how justice is served, exposing unfairness for victims and defendants, and shining a spotlight on the actions of judges, magistrates, police and lawyers.

You can contact Felicity on Felicity.Ripper@scnews.com.au or @felicity_ripper.

 

Laura Pettigrew

Journalist

Laura started as a community journalist for the Nambour Weekly and the Coolum and North Shore News in November 2019. Laura enjoys sharing the stories of everyday people, especially those who can't do so for themselves. She also focuses on court reporting.

You can contact Laura on Laura.Pettigrew@scnews.com.au or @LauraPettigrew8.

 

Patrick Woods

Photographer

Patrick Woods has been a Sunshine Coast-based photographer for more than 20 years after studying photography in Brisbane. He's been at the Daily for about 15 years and is passionate about the range of work involved, from documenting everyday people's stories to great moments in sport.

You can contact Patrick on Patrick.Woods@scnews.com.au.

 

Maddie Mawaring

Journalist

Maddie Manwaring is a reporter for the Sunshine Coast Daily with a focus on covering court and crime. After studying journalism at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Maddie began her career as a cadet at the The Gympie Times, before joining the Daily in December 2020.

You can contact Maddie on maddie.manwaring@news.com.au

 

Natalie Wynne

Journalist

Natalie Wynne is a reporter for the Sunshine Coast Daily, covering general news. She has been a reporter for more than a decade working throughout regional Queensland. She has been at the Sunshine Coast Daily since late 2020. 

Reach Natalie at natalie.wynne@news.com.au



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