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Writing Portfolio


Writing portfolio

Nicole Schild (aka Niki Shi)

I’m a Melbourne-based word nerd, working on a mix of magazine features, digital content, website copy and creative writing. I’m passionate about art, culture and community. Find me on LinkedIn here.


Feature articles

Chain Reaction: Issue 127

Publication: National magazine of Friends of the Earth Australia, an environmental and social justice organisation

Article: ‘The Green Pledge: A Rationale’

Role: Co-writer (with Andrew Self)

Details: Feature explaining rationale behind peer-to-peer fundraising campaign The Green Pledge, on which I worked as Communications Coordinator in 2016.

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PANTA: Issue 10

Publication: Print magazine on creative culture and artivism

Article: ‘Khaled Barakeh: Creativity as a medium for change’

Role: Writer

Details: Feature profiling conceptual artist Khaled Barakeh by editorial commission, including interviewing subject (based in Berlin) via Skype.

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Blog content - commercial

Zucci salons

Client: Zucci operates a number of high-end hair salons in the Melbourne CBD, which use and showcase cruelty-free/organic hair care and styling products.

Blog entry: ‘How To Dry Your Hair Fast With Aveda’

Role: Content writer (blogger/ghostwriter)

Details: Written to a brief, this entry was designed to highlight a new product from Zucci’s product partner Aveda. It incorporates SEO keyword phrases, as provided in the brief.

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cherry energy solutions

Client: Cherry Energy Solutions is a national installer of solar systems for commercial enterprises, schools and government.

Blog entry: ‘How Do Solar Panels Work?’

Role: Content writer (blogger/ghostwriter)

Details: Written to a brief, this entry was devised for both informational and SEO purposes.

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Website copy - commercial


Client: Mega Ltd specialises in the supply and storage of bulk diesel fuel.

Role: Copywriter

Details: The site is the primary point of online presence for the client.

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website copy - non-profit

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Client: Bandhaus is a creative services provider offering a collective artists portfolio, workshops, music therapy and theatrical sound design.

Role: Copywriter

Details: The site is designed to serve as an online portfolio of interrelated services. Its key audiences are event programmers, funding bodies and professional collaborators.

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Project: Recording and performing act Ungus Ungus Ungus

Role: Contributing lyricist

Details: Songs containing contributed lyrics have been performed live at festivals and events across Australia and New Zealand, and recorded on albums ‘The Cosmic Carnival’ and ‘The Cosmic Carnival Part II: Ascension’.

Hear track - ‘Leo’