Alan James is a corporate writer and communication manager based in Launceston, Tasmania. He has worked for himself/freelance since the 1990s, trading as Al et al. Prior to this, his background was in radio and advertising copywriting and production.
These days, Al works with clients across the private, public and non-profit sectors, on projects ranging from interpretive signage to websites, annual reports to in-house magazines. He regularly collaborates with other communication, creative and technical folk.
Al is a former freelance contributor to ABC Radio National/Local Radio, producing social documentary and cultural program content. 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.