Helen Loughlin

Helen Loughlin is Senior Communications Officer for the Prevention Centre, responsible for developing news stories about our research and managing our bi-monthly newsletter, The Chronicle.

She has an abiding interest in translating the work of an organisation into engaging stories and most recently worked as Communications Manager for the PLuS Alliance at UNSW Sydney, the Media Office at the University of Sydney writing on diverse topics including health, arts, engineering, and medicine, and as a Project Manager for the Sydney School of Education and Social Work where she worked on the Artist-in-Residence program and established the series, Turning the Tide: Indigenous Australian Writers and Thinkers.

She has qualifications from the University of Sydney including a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Creative Writing and is about to complete a Master of Arts (Research). She’s starting a Graduate Certificate in Health Communication at the University of Sydney in 2020.

A journalist with 25 years’ experience in communications, public relations, event management, and media relations she’s worked in the creative industries, higher education and publishing in Australia, England and Scotland. She’s a member of Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the Australasian Medical Writers Association, and Australian Science Communicators.