+61 (0)452 490 103

Freelance journalist

Freelance journalist portfolio photoMore than seven years’ experience as a journalist on English-language newspapers and a few more on Swedish publications have given me the perfect grounding to continue as a freelance journalist.
I write for a range of publications on many different subjects. I am as happy to pitch my own ideas as I am to write a piece commissioned by the editor.


News articles

I have interviewed prime ministers and local councillors, murderers and victims of crime, police and other emergency services personnel, new mothers and those that have lost their babies, school children, sports stars, entrepreneurs and everyone in between.

I have attended murder scenes, parliamentary sittings and Easter Bonnet parades. I am not afraid to ask the hard questions and getting the job done, no matter the topic.

Feature stories

I have kayaked, climbed up tall ships (while pregnant) and ridden through the Australian bush – all in the name of journalism. I love a challenge and taking on a great feature idea, turning it into a story that will remain with the reader for a long time.

I am always touched by human stories and am known to bring sensitive stories to life.
Let me show you what I can do for your publication!

Stringer service

Based in Lysekil on the Swedish west coast – only a couple of hours from Gothenburg or Oslo, and within easy reach of Copenhagen and Stockholm too – I am perfectly positioned to take on work as a Scandinavian stringer. Speaking and understanding the Scandinavian languages Swedish, Norwegian and Danish means I can get the real story behind any event. At the same time, I have the skills and international perspective to deliver the story to English-language newspapers and magazines.


I do not pretend to be a photographer, but I do take a decent shot and can provide photos for news articles, features or social media.

I am also happy to refer you to some of the industry’s most talented photographers.

Papers and magazines I have worked for

  • Shepparton News, Shepparton, Australia (full-time)
  • Yarra Ranges Journal and other Fairfax newspapers, Melbourne, Australia (full-time)
  • Melbourne Weekly and other Fairfax newspapers, Melbourne, Australia (full-time)
  • The Age, Melbourne, Australia (freelance)
  • My Planet Magazine (freelance)
  • Coles Baby & Toddler Magazine (freelance)
  • Bohusläningen, Lysekil/Uddevalla, Sweden (full-time)
  • See my full CV


Contact me for a quote or to find out how I can help you.

Why choose me? I am:

  • Reliable
  • Fast
  • Competively priced
  • Thorough
  • Experienced
  • Qualified

Contact details

text by liselotte
Boronia, Victoria, Australia
Phone: +61 (0)452 490 103
Website: http://www.textbyliselotte.com
Email: liselotte[@]textbyliselotte.com
Skype: liselotte.geary