Stephen Olsen says Hi!

Thanks for checking in.

Palaver has been my collaborative ‘brand thing’ since 2007.

In that time it has served several purposes, from being a vehicle for freelance writing in New Zealand and Australia, through to being a platform for earning income from the practice of public, community and media relations work.

The principal voice you’ll hear on here is mine – that of a self-described journalist, wordsmith and communications all-rounder, whose current day-job is behind the steering wheel of a little online news agency by the name of NewsRoom ( |

My primary contact details are:

Screen Shot 2015-08-29 at 5.57.02 pmIf you’re on LinkedIn you can click on the image above to go through to my profile there.

This site includes an outline of my Freelance Writing and a CV page.