Meet the team

LISA DOUST
editor & admin

Born and raised in the outback NSW town of Broken Hill, Lisa headed to Sydney immediately after finishing school to pursue a journalism career. After starting out in the fashion department of a bridal magazine and writing the odd beauty blurb, she made the move to London and trained on the job at Haymarket Publishing.

Lisa has spent the past 20 years writing about everything from couture, interior design and the intricacies of getting married overseas to social media, hot spa destinations and eco building practices. She continues to contribute to a wide range of online and print publications, and manages an inordinate number of Facebook pages.

Based in the Blue Mountains since 2006, Lisa has added Events Coordinator to her CV by organising annual festivals in the garden village of Leura.

lisa@justpressed.com.au
0400 176 005

 

JACQUELINE FORSTER
editor & admin

Jacqueline is a writer, editor and creative director with a passion for all things Blue Mountains. For the past seven years she has worked at the ABC as a Magazine Coordinator where her achievements include styling award-nominated covers, overseeing editorial direction and growing an instagram community for Organic Gardener magazine. (Sharing a lift with Kerry O’Brien was another highlight!)

She is also a freelance writer contributing to numerous publications including Australian Country Style, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Slow magazine, ABC Organic Gardener, ABC Gardening Australia and WellBeing magazine.

The mountains have been her home for sixteen years which just about qualifies her as a local.

jacqueline@justpressed.com.au
0408 265 893

HELEN PITCHER
advertising sales

Helen has travelled far and wide since her early country childhood in Camperdown Victoria. She is a musician and writer having studied Music & Performing Arts in Lismore, and playwriting at NIDA. She has lived and worked in Alice Springs and Sydney, moving to the Blue Mountains in 1995. After twenty-two years living here she is passionate about the destination, enjoying adventure activities including bushwalking, mountain biking, canyoning as well as playing music, singing and collecting art.

Helen has an Events & Marketing Business Diploma with experience working at the Rugby World Cup 2003, 2006 Commonwealth Games and marketing roles in tourism, outdoor education and media. She has also worked on Paddy Pallin’s Out There magazine as an  Advertising & Promotion Manager and at GEO Australasia as Special Features Coordinator. Her knowledge of this destination is expansive and she sees Blue Mountains Love as a wonderful way to promote the diverse ways in which we celebrate romance and destination.

helen@justpressed.com.au
0417 469 195

 

 Our publication Blue Mountains Love is proudly published by Just Pressed in the beautiful Blue Mountains.

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