Shaun Ryan Media Claimed

Hervey Bay-based freelance journalist

Be the first to review

Shaun Ryan is a freelance journalist based in Queensland, Australia.

After finishing school in Durban, South Africa, Shaun studied media and communications at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and graduated with a Masters degree in 2008.

He has print, radio and online experience.

Before relocating to Australia, Shaun was the news editor at East Coast Radio in South Africa.

A familiar voice on Durban’s airwaves, he was a finalist in the commercial news reader category at the 2019 Liberty Radio Awards – South Africa’s premier radio industry awards ceremony.

After settling in Queensland, Shaun worked as a reporter at the Fraser Coast Chronicle newspaper.


He started freelancing in July 2020.

In addition to freelancing, Shaun launched Good News Fraser Coast in February 2021.

The free online news platform aims to break the cycle of negative news and report on good, uplifting news stories from the community.


Q Where have you been published locally?

I have written numerous articles for local publications and websites including:

Alive Magazine Wide Bay
Fraser Coast Beacon
FC Sports Media
East Coast Radio (international)
The Comet (Fraser Coast Anglican College magazine)

In addition to these publications / media companies, Shaun Ryan Media also owns and operates Good News Fraser Coast.

Q What experience do you have?

I have worked as a journalist for more than 13 years.

I have worked in newsrooms in South Africa and Australia and have extensive newspaper, radio and online experience.

Q Do you only cover certain topics or types of stories?

No! Get in touch and we can discuss the written content you require.

I've written articles ranging from sports, politics, environmental news, lifestyle and hard news - to name a few.

I won't take on a job if I don't think I'll be able to deliver to your expectations.