ABOUT DEBRAH NOVAK
who am I?
I am a freelance digital content producer.
I am an award winning regional press photographer, video producer, copywriter, creative, and public relations consultant.
I have developed Media Best Practice Guidelines for the Not For Profit (NFP).
I have developed a 3 hour workshop that enables any age to make a video using their SMARTPHONE.
I travel anywhere in Australia for work.
2018 Contracted to NSW Department & Primary Industries (DPI) to teach Digital Content to Primary Producers
2017 JUDGE Clarence Valley ‘In Focus’ photography competition
2016 ELECTED COUNCILLOR Clarence Valley Council
2016 JOINT CO-ORDINATOR CLARENCE VALLEY Gate To Plate
2016 EXHIBITION Regional Gallery Exhibition ‘Local Architecture’
2016 JUDGE Clarence Valley ‘In Focus’ photography competition
2016 PANELIST ABC OPEN Australian Biannual Arts Conference
2016 SELECTED ABC Open Creatability Project/ABC IVIEW
2016 NOMINATED Clarence Valley Citizen Of The Year
2016 EXHIBITION Grafton Regional Galley Racing Portraits
2016 GUEST HOST ABC TV ‘Back Roads’ Clarence River Episode
2015 COMMISSION ‘World Culture On a Big River’ book.
2015 FINALIST Olive Cotton National Photographic Portrait Prize
2015 OFFICIAL selection Bent Street Film Festival Grafton
2015 OFFICIAL selection Byron Bay International Film Festival – Short Film (Dingo Love)
2015 OFFICIAL selection Byron Bay Flickerfest All Shorts Film Competition (Dingo Love)
2014 JOINT Exhibition at Irons & Craig Cafe Yamba
2014 JOINT EXHIBITION Grafton Regional Gallery – The Daily Examiner
2013 WINNER NSW Museums & Galleries Community Engagement – Vision4Change Exhibition
2013 JOINT WINNER Video of the Year APN News & Media
2013 SELECTED Olive Cotton Portrait Prize ABC Open
2012 WINNER Cover Photo Primary Industries NSW Recreational Fishing Calendar
2012 THIRD place International River Photo Competition
2012 SELECTED videos ABC NEWS 24
2011 SELECTED Audio slide ABC News 24
2010 JOINT Exhibition Grafton Regional Gallery
2009 WINNER Netball NSW Photograph of the Year
2008 WINNER Time Magazine Calendar
2007 WINNER APN News and Media ‘Photographer of the Year’
2006 WINNER Northern NSW Media Awards (PRODIS) Feature Photography
2005 WINNER APN News & Media Country Community Photographer of the Year
2004 COMMENDATION Country Press Media Photographic Awards
2003 RUNNER UP Walkley Nikon Suburban Regional Photography Award