Grant Dyson - freelance journalist, writer, editor
Specialist areas: Feature writing, media releases & newsletters, book editing & proof reading, guide books, website & business writing. Will cover almost any topic, but in particular, environment, travel, outdoors and tourism.
Local Availability: Will travel anywhere in NZ & overseas
Print, Web, TV, Radio, Websites
Grant Dyson is a nationally published journalist and writer with decades of media experience in New Zealand and Asia - newspapers, radio and television, and public relations.
From lifestyle magazines to newspapers, industry publications, and websites, Grant is a clear communicator, with an easy writing style and 'can do' attitude.
He is a communications advisor to Fish & Game NZ, helping to raise the profile of their trout breeding and environmental work.
Recent projects have included spearheading publicity for the U.K.-based environmental specialist Braemar Howells – as they cleaned up after the container ship Rena grounded off the east coast of New Zealand. Grant and freelance associate Monique Balvert O’Connor provided full publicity and media liaison services, working in cooperation with organisations including Maritime New Zealand and salvage companies Svitzer and Resolve.
His background includes work as a reporter, newspaper sub-editor, website editor, public relations consultant, polytechnic broadcast tutor and media trainer. Jobs have ranged from radio chief reporter to environmental reporter Waikato Times and Radio Television Hong Kong, and investigative business reporter for the Sunday Star (preceded NZ’s Sunday Star Times).
As a freelancer, Grant has contributed to a broad range of publications - from the New Zealand Herald and Sunday Star Times, to National Business Review, North & South, Wilderness, and Boating New Zealand. He has published a guide book, The Best of Tauranga, and co-wrote New Zealand Surfers (Penguin).
Magazine articles and feature stories
Media releases & newsletters
Book editing and proof reading
Tauranga, New Zealand
Tel: Tauranga 07-5776 427, or cell 027-668 6242