Darrell Croker

Takes advantage of extensive access to information and people.

Continues his career in newspapers working as a senior sub-editor (casual) on The Australian, and writing columns for the Newcastle Herald.

  • Researches, writes and edits reports.
  • Interviews, researches and writes opinion, feature, news, and profile stories for print and online media.
  • Writes and edits media releases.
  • Edits and oversees tenders.
  • Writes blogs.
  • Writes and edits newsletters.
  • Liaises with clients to produce effective website copy.
  • Maintains solid relationships with graphic designers, printers and publishers.
  • Preserves strong networks across media, government and corporate sectors.
  • Understands the value of clear, accurate and concise communication, especially when conveying detailed information.
  • Provides a compelling approach to all assignments, and meets deadlines.

“On very short notice, Darrell helped the comms department pull together our divisional reports to write a comprehensive business summary and plan.”


Mark Elliott, CEO, Calibre Global


  • Master of Arts, University of Sydney (Australian literature)
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, University of Sydney (Australian literature)
  • Graduate Diploma in Education
  • Graduate cadetship with AAP-Reuters
  • Senior news agency and newspaper editor, sub-editor and journalist
  • Newspaper experience with News Corp (The Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph), Fairfax (The Sun-Herald, the Newcastle Herald) and Rural Press (the Northern Daily Leader)
  • Government experience writing and researching for Legislative Assembly, and Regional Development
  • Wide-ranging involvement writing and coaching in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors

Corporate Clients Include

  • Aboriginal Resources Group
  • Accor
  • AMP Financial Planners
  • BHP Billiton
  • Calibre
  • Care Pharmaceuticals
  • Coffey
  • Crowe Horwath
  • Eagleview Financial
  • Fairfax
  • Forsythes Recruitment
  • HyperWeb
  • IHG
  • Kasada
  • Legislative Assembly
  • Local Government Association of NSW
  • Macquarie Bank
  • Measured Marketer
  • News Corp
  • NRMA
  • Paradice Investment Management
  • Playfair Tan
  • Regional IT/SaberVox
  • Santos
  • Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
  • Tenix
  • University of Sydney
  • Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (Cambooya)
  • Woodside

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