MediaXpress was established by a group of
respected media professionals who draw on
decades of experience.

Rod Wiedermann

Rod Wiedermann
Managing Director

Rod is one of Australia’s most experienced media executives; he brings a strategic and financial focus to every project. Rod has a wide range of skills and places a particular focus on corporate leadership and innovation. He is a former executive editor and managing editor at The Age – editorial positions that gave him a window to the needs of marketing, advertising and editorial.

Bill Farr

Bill Farr
Director, Art & Design

As one of Australia’s finest art directors, Bill has worked with Fairfax, Penguin Books and Time Inc. His eye for bold, elegant solutions has made him one of Australia’s most awarded designers. Bill has  years of experience in the publishing industry as designer, illustrator, graphics producer and art director. He was Art Director at The Age from 1994 to 2012 and has won two Walkley Awards and three Melbourne Press Club Quill Awards.  Bill brings his design skills to all media channels including web design and illustration.

Louise Graham

Louise Graham
Photographic Editor

Stunning imagery is at the core of her work, and she works with some of Australia’s finest photographers to guarantee outstanding results. She has previously managed photographic departments at News Limited and Fairfax as well as photography for Sunday Life, Good Weekend and The Weekly Review.

Simon Mann

Simon Mann
Director of Content 

Over 30 years, Simon Mann held a variety of reporting and senior editing roles for Fairfax Media. He is a former foreign correspondent for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald — covering Europe and the US —and a winner of the Walkley Award for International Journalism. In 2015, he received Melbourne University’s Award for Excellence in Engagement (Teaching) for his work establishing the online news site The Citizen within the graduate teaching program of the Centre for Advancing Journalism.

Bec Bignell

Bec Bignell
Director – New South Wales

Bec is a multi-hyphenate media professional who as worked in a variety of roles in journalism, film, marketing and partnerships. Most recently she was Partnership Executive at the ABC. Her approach to designing content strategies is enhanced by her marketing and brand expertise, her audience-centred approach to content and her background in journalism.  She is also the editor of a thriving online regional media community, Rural Room.

Erin Munro

Erin Munro
Content Editor

After completing a Bachelor of Arts in English language and Literature Erin has been working primarily in lifestyle journalism. Her past experience includes events listings, fashion and lifestyle columns as well as feature articles for a range of publications including M Magazine, Domain, Shortlist, The Age and the Sun Herald.

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Kate Stanton
Content Writer

Kate is a multimedia journalist and features writer with extensive experience in digital content production. Her work has been published in Guardian Australia, BBC News, The Age and The Monthly.

Annemarie Mitchell
Production Editor

As a self-professed pedant, Annemarie is finicky about details, accuracy and meeting deadlines. Her 16 years in production roles at Fairfax Media included positions as diverse as sports sub-editor, editor of the 2011 edition of the hugely popular Age Footy magazine, federal politics digital producer and deputy editor of The Age tablet. Annemarie has experience in print, mobile, tablet and homepage platforms as well as producing feature EDMs.

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Ken Merrigan
Contributing Editor

Ken believes words matter and ensures that our content lives up to the high expectations of our clients. A former deputy editor at Fairfax, Ken oversaw production of newspaper sections, books and magazines. Ken has worked across a range of specialised areas, including sport, education and state politics. He managed the paper’s sections, books and he also relaunched The Age’s education website and launched its higher education site.