Vanessa Lawrence

Vanessa Lawrence

Publisher, Pedestrian Group

Vanessa Lawrence is the Publisher of Pedestrian Group, Australia’s largest youth-focused publisher, where she leads the content strategy for PEDESTRIAN.TV, VICE Australia, Refinery29 Australia (soon-to-launch), Business Insider Australia, Gizmodo Australia, Lifehacker Australia and Kotaku Australia.

An editorial director with more than 14 years’ experience, she has previously held positions as Deputy Editor of QANTAS Magazine and its travel inspiration website Travel Insider, Head of Editorial at PEDESTRIAN.TV, Features Editor at ELLE Australia and News Editor at Grazia magazine. She’s also written for The Sydney Morning Herald, Sun Herald and multiple overseas publications, and is a regular guest on industry panels.

As the former Head of Editorial at P.TV, she reported on everything from mysterious cowboy hat-wearing pigeons to Triple J's internal discussions about changing the date of the Hottest 100 - an exclusive that was picked up by news outlets nationwide.

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