About Michelle

The Bullroarer – Connecting Through Culture is a small business run by Michelle Tyhuis.  Michelle is of Torres Strait Islander and Dutch ancestry, and has family links to the Darug and Paarkandji tribes of New South Wales.

Michelle Tyhuis is a fully qualified journalist, graphic designer
and visual artist who has been working across the media industry since 2000. 

Michelle is a highly accomplished multimedia professional, having worked with a range of stakeholders on important creative media projects for the last 19 years. In her early career, she completed a prestigious Courier Mail internship, was one of four editors of QUT’s student guild tabloid newspaper for 12 months, participated in Operation Vital Prospect for one week at Enogerra Army Barracks, Brisbane, as a trainee journalist, and went to air on Brisbane’s Briz31 and Radio4EB as a roving journalist.  Michelle also was one of a small team of online journalists reporting LIVE on Kathy Freeman’s historic 2000 Olympic win, with the now defunt National Indigenous Media Assocation of Australia (NIMAA).

Since then, she has gone on to work for:

  • 98.9FM Murri Country – as a radio broadcaster, and in management roles
  • Community Radio Network – as a freelance voice presenter, and proof-reader and sub-editor
  • Carbon Media – as the Indigenous graphic designer, and advisor
  • International RiverFoundation – as the communications & marketing manager
  • Black Ink Press – as the sales & promotions manager
  • NRL – as the medical sideline video operator for the Cowboys Homegames
  • TAIHS – as a youth health promotions officer
  • QUT – as a sessional academic tutor, weekly Newswriting Tutorial
  • National Indigenous News Service – as a roving journalist
  • The Bullroarer, formerly Creative North Design – in many different roles, just say what you need!

Call Michelle on 0411 503 801 if you’d like to yarn about how we can work together…

See Michelle Tyhuis’ past professional art & design portfolio https://www.behance.net/creativenorthdesign

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