Long Beach NSW, Australia
Pamela is a freelance journalist, writer, producer, underwater photographer, Submerged Nation Ambassador and Climate Reality Leader, trained by Al Gore.
Pamela previously worked with the United Nations Department of Peace Operations in East Timor covering conflict and post conflict topics such as; riots, domestic violence, infant mortality, presidential and parliamentary elections and culture.
Highlights of Pamela’s career include working with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, President Jose Ramos Horta, covering his last weeks in office and shooting the Presidential Portrait for President Taur Matan Ruak.
Pamela has worked on numerous book covers for academics at both Monash and Swinburne Universities including; East Timor: Beyond Independence and Democratic Consolidation after Intervention.
As a freelance journalist Pamela has covered a range of stories for Getty Images, Fairfax, Reuters, Australian Associated Press, The Guardian and TIME Online. In this diverse role she has covered topics such as: political corruption, democracy, independence, Australian spy allegations, Australian/East Timor maritime boundary disputes, domestic violence in developing countries and Australian bushfire disaster relief.
Pamela’s love of the ocean has seen her specialise in underwater photography as feature editor for Ocean Geographic documenting the humpback whale populations of the South Pacific, sperm whale populations of the Azores, shark populations of the Galapagos, Cocos and Revillagigedo Island marine protected areas and climate change issues in the Coral Triangle and High Arctic.
Her expertise in this niche field has seen Pamela’s stills published in Ocean Geographic, Submerged Nation, WildAid and Conservation International campaigns and footage used in David Suzuki’s Force of Nature documentary series.
“We are the caretakers of our planet it is our duty to do what we can to protect and preserve our natural wonders for the future of all earths inhabitants.” Pamela Martin