Who Runs The Show

October Grey's Scott Podmore has been in print and online media for more than 20 years. Contracted to the Sunday Herald Sun in 1996 until 2011, he has vast experience in production, editing and writing from his time on the sports desk, the travel section and entertainment liftout for the major metropolitan newspaper. But it was Scott’s extra curricular work that helped honed his skills in the media world and digital space, and sharpened his business acumen. He's gone on to achieve great things. In 2006 October Grey Media was founded and has developed a reputation contracting Australia’s best writers, editors, videographers, photographers and social media experts to help lead the way with words, video and presentation for both print and online. In 2008, Scott personally co-ordinated, compiled and edited Icons of Australian Music: Jimmy Barnes, wrote global smash Conversations With Mediums among others, and has worked on a range of projects in various industries involving web content provision, written projects, video production, publicity, books, and digital media. On a part-time contract basis, he was the managing editor of the extremely successful Warrandyte Diary from 2014-15-16 where he took the newspaper to great heights and won Newspaper of the Year (Community Newspapers of Victoria) in all three years. He is a freelance journalist, head of content for companies, a keynote speaker, media consultant and bestselling author.


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