Peter Miller is a self-confessed cricket geek who has built a following on Twitter as ‘The Cricket Geek’. On the basis of his cricketing nous and engagement on Twitter, Peter is now increasing his portfolio of cricket writing to include EPSNcricinfo and commentating with Test Match Sofa, as well as podcasting with wunderkind, Freddie Wilde. [...]
Brenden Wood and James Manning present one of my favourite podcasts, Mediaweek Australia – so I was keen to invite Brenden, who I’d connected with on Twitter, on A Coffee With. Brenden also works on MMM Sydney and has an extensive radio career that covers many markets and started out with Brenden doing work experience [...]
Dylan Soo is a great friend of mine who I met a few years ago as we travelled on our respective holidays traversing Canada by train (all 5,800 kilometres from Vancouver in the west to Halifax in the east!). These days he’s based in Whitehorse, Yukon where he manages a number of hotels. Dylan reflects [...]
Brett Debritz is a journalist based in the United Arab Emirates. A regular media commentator both on air and online, Brett’s extensive media experience and views of an ever-changing Australian commercial radio landscape made him a guest I was keen to have for the new series of A Coffee With. The chat with Brett focuses [...]
James is Chief Concierge at the InterContiental Melbourne The Rialto Hotel. He is a great guy who loves Melbourne and speaks with a fine knowledge and experience of Vancouver, Toronto and Melbourne. My chat with James covers how he got into hospitality, his experience in the hotel business in Canada and Australia and how he [...]
Felice is a well-known Australian children’s author. I met Felice at Melbourne Writers’ Club at the HoneyBar in South Melbourne and we’ve kept in touch since. My chat with Felice covers his days growing up in regional Victoria, treading the boards on stage in the UK and then how he got into writing. We then [...]
A Coffee With…Emily Webb Emily Webb is a journalist with News Ltd’s Melbourne Leader Community Newspapers, blogger, and conversationalist. Sitting by the Yarra River in Warrandyte, Emily talks about her use of social media and the blurring of personal and professional, her thoughts on journalism, and what got her interested in true crime reading. Emily [...]
A Coffee With…Michael Short Michael Short is a senior journalist with Melbourne’s Age newspaper. It was a delight to spend time with him and hear his views on journalism, open media, and the use of jargon, among other topics. This chat with Michael is a masterclass for anyone interested in the role of the media and [...]
Welcome to A Coffee With! Some time ago I had the idea of interviewing people I’d met via social media since I moved back to Melbourne in April 2010. Since that time I’ve met loads of people, many through social media gatherings and catching up with folks. I’ve found ‘social media’ to be really ‘sociable [...]
About A Coffee With
A Coffee With is where we meet interesting people over a relaxed Skyped coffee and hear their stories and reflections. We're literally talking 'sociable media' - a digital dinner party, a Skyped Sunday BBQ.
Sports, media, authors, business people - a mix of people I've met.
Kick back, relax, and have a coffee with....!
Guests on A Coffee With and The Armchair Selector include:
Felice Arena, Michael Short, Emily Webb, Gideon Haigh, Gerard Whateley, Peter Lalor, Nicki Vance, Chris Rogers, Dylan Soo, Brenden Wood, Brett Debritz, James Ridenour, Peter Miller, Michael Halligan, Professor Thomas Lewis.