Nicole Cox loves nothing better than a good yarn and a cracking story.
A crime writer for much of her 17-year journalism career, Nicole has reported on some of Australia’s most high profile crimes and had the privilege of playing storyteller, sharing the lives of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
Born and bred in Perth, Nicole cut her teeth on grassroots journalism starting her career at Perth’s suburban newspaper stable, Community Newspaper Group before moving across the country to Melbourne’s local newspapers, Leader.
She has worked at several metropolitan newspapers including The Sunday Times in Perth, Sunday Herald Sun in Melbourne and Adelaide’s Sunday Mail, and contributed online to Perth news sites perthnow.com.au and WAtoday.com.au.
Since 2013, Nicole has worked as a freelance writer and media consultant and has joined the CGM Communications team as a senior media advisor
With exceptional contacts, a nose for news and understanding of the West Australian media landscape, she is well placed to provide media advice and story pitches.
Nicole has been the recipient of several media awards and commendations for her work, including a WA Media Award in 2011 for a feature about a country policeman who has adopted and cared for more than 40 Aboriginal children in remote communities in WA.
When she’s not pondering prose or perfecting playdough with her two sons, Nicole loves nothing more than heading out for a run and is an avid baker and jam maker.