Vivienne Pearson is a Byron Bay-based freelance writer whose byline has appeared in Good Weekend, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Saturday Paper, ABC, SBS, MindFOOD, Good Food, delicious and more.
A writer without a niche, she writes features and opinion pieces on lifestyle, parenting, politics, food and news-related features.
Across 2019-2020, she held an inaugural Walkley Grant for Freelance Journalists, producing seven stories on the topic of school fundraising.
And, the best part of Vivienne’s bio? She started her writing career after doing AWC’s Freelance Writing Stage 1 course!
Prior to this, she had careers in health (as an occupational therapist) and research (as a research assistant and research administrator).
Vivienne teaches Freelance Writing Stage 1 and Opinion Writing.