Shane McLeod joins Fifty Acres as media specialist

PR agency, Fifty Acres, has appointed Shane McLeod as a media specialist.

McLeod was previously a news editor and national editor at ABC News for over six years.

Shane McLeod and Ben Riley

Joining the PR agency as a media specialist across the health, technology and science sectors, McLeod brings over 21 years experience as a journalist.

Fifty Acres has also appointed Ben Riley as an account manager.

Before joining Fifty Acres, Riley was the media and communications officer at the Victorian AIDS Council.

Jo Scard, founder and managing director at Fifty Acres, said in a statement: “Shane and Ben are our front line media operatives, and we’re thrilled to be adding these two media guns to our already dedicated communications team.

“I’m so excited to be able to draw on Shane’s expertise and insight into some of Australia’s top newsrooms, and Ben’s in-depth understanding of health and community topics aligns perfectly with the needs of our for-good clients.”

Fifty Acres’ clients include Australian Livestock Exporters Council, Australian Human Rights Commission, Disability Sports Australia and Action Aid.


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