Brooke Hemphill

Brooke Hemphill

Writer, Editor, Author, Producer

Sydney, Australia

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Brooke Hemphill's Overview

  • Associate Editor at B&T Magazine
  • Freelance Journalist at Various
  • PR Exec at Heusler Public Relations
  • Presenter/Producer at Fairfax Digital
  • University of Melbourne / Victorian College of the Arts
  • Glen Waverley Secondary College, Victoria

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Brooke Hemphill's Summary

Brooke Hemphill is a writer, editor, presenter and video producer.

Brooke's career in the media began with a regular feature in the Sydney Morning Herald titled Table for Eight.

She then went on to present the online series Sexperts for the SMH, Age and Brisbane Times websites.

This was followed by a period of freelance feature writing with articles published in Women's Health and Marie Claire USA.

In 2010 Brooke joined Mumbrella as head of video content.

In 2011 she was appointed the editor of Encore magazine and oversaw the title through two relaunches and its transition to a tablet only publication. Encore ceased publication at the end of 2013.

Her career highlights include the online series Generation L which she co-created, shot and edited. It has had more than a quarter of a million views.

Brooke is currently writing her first book Lesbian for a year - a memoir.

Specialties: producer, presenting, after effects, producing, writing, video/TV editing, indesign, magazine editing

Brooke Hemphill's Projects

  • Lesbian for a year - a memoir

    • November 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Brooke Hemphill

    Brooke's first book Lesbian for a year - a memoir, will be published by Affirm Press on September 1, 2014.

  • Generation L

    • 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Brooke Hemphill

    Generation L is a sensational reality series that goes behind closed doors and into the lives and bedrooms of the new generation of gay women.

    Brooke shot, edited, produced and directed the series.

    The eight part webseries launched in March 2011. To date, the series has had over 100,000 views on YouTube.

Brooke Hemphill's Experience

Associate Editor

B&T Magazine

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

March 2014Present (7 months) Sydney, Australia

Associate editor at B&T. Focusing on the print magazine which relaunched in 2014.

Freelance Journalist


July 2006Present (8 years 3 months) Sydney

Feature writing for newspapers and magazines. Copy writing for websites. Press releases for Australian and American markets. Copy for business to client mail outs. Consistently meeting tight deadlines while delivering top quality product.
Subjects covered
Lifestyle, meditation, yoga, sex, dating, relationships, Sydney bars, clubs, pubs & restaurants, first jobs, TV, media, trends, fads and gadgets.
Key Accomplishments
Writing and coordinating the ongoing weekly feature Metro Dating in the Sydney Morning Herald for 2 years.
Resident dating 'expert' at Yahoo!7 Dating.
Article published in American Marie Claire.
Developing web copy and submitting via web content management system for Fast Impressions, an Australian based company with branches in the USA, UK and Canada including press releases for the New York media.
The Sydney Morning Herald - sections including Radar, Metro, Sunday Life Magazine, My Career


Encore Magazine

September 2011November 2013 (2 years 3 months) sydney area, australia

Brooke was the editor of Encore magazine, a business to business title covering the Australian media, marketing and entertainment industries.

In her first year in the role, the magazine's circulation increased by 170 per cent. The publication then ceased its print edition as Brooke oversaw the transition to a digital only (iPhone, iPad and Android tablet) edition.

Brooke has interviewed and profiled numerous Australian media identities including Derryn Hinch, Wendy Harmer, Shaun Micallef, Adam Hills, Merrick Watts, Tim Ross and Brendan Cowell.

Head of Video and Training Content


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Publishing industry

May 2010September 2011 (1 year 5 months) Sydney

Produce video content for the mUmBRELLA audience including the bi weekly online series The Mumbo Report. Additionally producing “on the fly” content covering events and fast turn around interviews with industry heavy weights.
Skills utilized:
• Scripting episodes of The Mumbo Report;
• Directing 3 camera studio shoots and overseeing audio and camera operators;
• Shooting “on the fly” content for fast turn around;
• Editing all content using Final Cut Pro;
• Extensive graphics in After Effects;
• Lining up and liaising with talent for interviews – past guests have included Ray Martin, MC Hammer, Mia Freedman and Matthew Weiner (creator of advertising drama Mad Men);
• Uploading to multiple online platforms including Facebook, YouTube, iTunes and third party hosting services Kit Digital and Switch Media.
• The YouTube channel is part of the YouTube Partnership Program based on the number of views to date.

Career highlight: Attending the 2011 Cannes Lions and shooting, producing and editing a 10-minute daily video package for an Australian audience.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry

20102010 (less than a year)

Produced and edited online video.

PR Exec

Heusler Public Relations

March 2008January 2009 (11 months)

Working for a boutique PR firm writing press releases and client collateral including articles, newsletters and web copy. Role encompassed:
Liaising with journalists on a daily basis.
Extensive research, writing and proofreading of detailed press releases.
Briefing and preparing clients for media interviews.


Fairfax Digital

Public Company; 201-500 employees; FXJ; Online Media industry

April 2007July 2008 (1 year 4 months)

Researched, wrote, produced and presented Sexperts an online video series for Fairfax Digital Productions about sexual health that appeared on the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age websites. Role encompassed:
Selecting topics to explore in the 4 - 6 minute long episodes.
Researching complex health related topics.
Sourcing, vetting and interviewing 'talent' and experts.
Scripting both pieces to camera and interview questions.
On camera presenter for the program and voiceover.
Overseeing the edit for each episode.
The program was the highest rating Sydney Morning Herald online series with individual episodes clocking up 60,000+ views. The entire series of 32 episodes received over 1 million views.

Brooke Hemphill's Skills & Expertise

  1. Writing
  2. Feature Articles
  3. Magazines
  4. Books
  5. Video
  6. Radio
  7. Television
  8. Entertainment
  9. Editing
  10. Publishing
  11. Final Cut Pro
  12. Creative Writing
  13. Content Strategy
  14. Public Relations
  15. Press Releases
  16. Social Media
  17. New Media
  18. Video Editing
  19. Video Production
  20. Production
  21. Post Production
  22. Videography
  23. Journalism
  24. Copy Editing
  25. Shooting
  26. Multimedia
  27. Television Production
  28. Media Relations
  29. Stories
  30. Camera
  31. Media Production
  32. Media & Entertainment
  33. Online Video
  34. YouTube
  35. Content Creation
  36. Editorial
  37. Facebook
  38. Publications
  39. Web Content Management
  40. Online Journalism
  41. Digital Media
  42. Web Content

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Brooke Hemphill's Education

University of Melbourne / Victorian College of the Arts

Bachelor of Visual and Performing Arts, Film; TV & Writing


Glen Waverley Secondary College, Victoria

High school diploma


Brooke Hemphill's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Arts and Culture
      • Environment

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