Alan James is a corporate writer, editor and communication manager based in Brisbane. He has worked for himself/freelance since the early 90s, trading as Al et al. Prior to this, his background was in radio and advertising creative and production.

Al has worked with clients across a wide range of industries in the private, public and non-profit sectors. He has delivered successful projects for many applications, across various media – from interpretive signage to websites, annual reports to ad campaigns. He regularly collaborates with other communication, creative and technical personnel.


Al is a former freelance contributor to ABC Radio National/Local Radio, producing social documentary and cultural program content on various Queensland people, places and projects. He also makes text-based artworks, examples of which are held in corporate and public collections, including the Cleveland Library, Queensland Museum and Redland Art Gallery.

Photo: Tim Pasmore