Australia Day Wagga
Australia Day Wagga - photo by Greg Conkey

About Us

Greg Conkey OAM is an awarding winning journalist and talented photographer who has had more than 30 years experience working in rural and regional Australia.

In January 2005 he started his own public relations and media consultancy business drawing on his extensive media background and project work for numerous humanitarian causes.

Greg has assembled a panel of experts in areas such as web design/development, graphic design and marketing to help you get the most from the media.

For nearly 26 years he edited and managed The Riverina Leader newspaper in Wagga Wagga, a paper that was well known for its strong editorials, close links with the community, good photographs, and clean lay out styles.

The paper has won a number of NSW Country Press Awards including awards for Feature Writing, Headline Writing, Photography and Local Government Reporting as well as a number of advertising awards for Best Advertising Idea, Best Supplement and Best Colour Advertisement.

Greg has extensive contacts within local government, state and federal government as well as regional press.

He is a highly respected member of the Wagga Wagga community and in 2012 was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for services to Wagga Wagga. 

Work History

2005-2011
Proprietor, Greg Conkey & Associates
1979-2004
Managing Editor, The Riverina Leader, Wagga Wagga
1978-1979
Sub editor and acting Chief of Staff, The Daily Advertiser, Wagga Wagga
1977-1978
Radio and Television journalist, 2WG and RVN in Wagga Wagga
1974-1977
Senior Journalist, Armidale Express
1973-1974
Graded Journalist, Cootamundra Herald