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Rich Bowden

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Full name Rich Bowden
Country Australia
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Rich specialises in Environmental, human rights, and political articles with an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Sub-editing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09


Writing Background:

Rich is a Sydney, Australia – based freelance journalist specializing in political, environmental and human rights news reports with an emphasis on the Asia/Pacific region.

A Worldpress correspondent since 2003, Rich has also contributed articles for publications as varied as the Asia Times, The New Standard, Renewable Energy Access, the Review of International Social Questions (RISQ), as well as Australian journals New Matilda, Green Left Weekly and Online Opinion (see links below).

Currently working as the Australian desk’s contributing editor for Florida-based news agency All Headline News and a regular contributor for news/entertainment portal Monsters and Critics and environmental magazine Pacific Ecologist, Rich covers breaking news and stories on all aspects of the Asia Pacific region.

A keen supporter of independent and progressive journalism, Rich lives in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney with his wife and two children and divides his time between freelance work and his life as a family man.

Writing History / Links to Articles:

All Headline News – The contributing editor for the Australia desk of this rapidly growing client-based Florida-based news agency service, is responsible for both content and editorial control for Australasian territory.

Pacific Ecologist – Provides interviews/articles on Pacific ecological issues for this highly regarded New Zealand-based environmental magazine.

Worldpress.org- Contributing editor since June 2003. Has written numerous articles on Asian/Australian topics less covered by the mainstream media. See selected articles 1 and 2

Monsters and Critics– Is one of a team of World News correspondents bringing independent news and analysis to readers of this rapidly growing entertainment and information website. See selected articles 1 and 2.

Review Of International Social Questions (RISQ)– In 2005 became Associate and Asia Correspondent of the Dutch think-tank RISQ, an independent association of scholars, journalists, politicians, and activists who seek to render international political decision-making more inclusive, equitable, and responsible.

Green Left Weekly– Has contributed political and environmental news for Australia’s leading progressive magazine.

New Standard– Has written articles concerning Australian political issues in this magazine now recognized as one of the US’s leading independent online publications.

Also contributed articles for the following journals.

Asia Times

New Matilda

Online Opinion

Renewable Energy Access

Writing Qualifications:

Freelance Journalism I - Queensland Technical & Further Education (TAFE) 2004
Currently completing Journalism II


Ms Teri Schure – Editor/Founder Worldpress.org

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