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Merryn Sherwood Senior Lecturer, Journalism

Merryn Sherwood is a former newspaper journalist, who has worked in the media space at major events including the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games, Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, the 2011 Rugby World Cup and the Australian Open.

She has also worked as a media contractor for the International Triathlon Union, including driving the ITU's social media channels at the London 2012 Olympic Games and editing Mind, Body, Soul - 25 Years of the International Triathlon Union, a limited edition book release to celebrate 25 years of the ITU's history.

She completed her PhD on the role of communications and media relations staff within Australian sports organisations at La Trobe University. Her research interests include journalism, newswork and sports media.

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