Our Team

Our collective experience is vast.

Our team’s record is the kind that only comes after years of dedication and commitment to a field. We have worked on communications in the health, education, employment and business sectors, social media and marketing campaigns, large-scale and inspiring national events, Logie-nominated television programs, award-winning broadcasting, creative content marketing and media products that have achieved the number one spot in their niche market.

Mayrah Sonter

Proud Wiradjuri woman Mayrah Sonter holds her culture and background, growing up in Sydney’s Redfern, close to her heart.

A communications specialist with more than a decade’s experience producing events and media for corporate and government organisations, Mayrah is an events manager, public relations and media specialist with a reputation for envisaging the big picture while also tackling the details. She is also an accomplished presenter and producer for TV and radio, and journalist.

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Georgia Cordukes

Georgia Cordukes brings 20 years’ experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.

Specialising in managing complex projects and large-scale events, Georgia has produced some of Australia’s best known and celebrated Indigenous programs. She has also account-managed numerous national communications and marketing campaigns for State and Federal Governments, and corporate clients.

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Jake Keane

Jake Keane is a multi-media specialist with 15 years of experience working as a journalist, writer, editor and digital content creator. A descendent of the Lama Lama and Gamiliroi people, Jake completed a Journalism Cadetship at Vibe Australia where he became the organisation’s Senior Editor (2008 to 2014). At Vibe Australia, Jake was responsible for producing the nationally distributed Deadly Vibe magazine (both as co-writer and Senior Editor) and worked across a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander events and media products, including the nationally syndicated radio program Deadly Sounds, television programs Living Strong and Move it Mob Style, and events such as the Deadly Awards and the Vibe 3on3.

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Jonathan Jeffrey

Jonathan Jeffrey is a professionally trained dancer, singer and actor who brings exceptional administrative, communication and liaison skills to 33 Creative.

After graduating from the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts (ACPA) in Brisbane with a Certificate IV and Diploma in Performing Arts, Jonathan (who is also a graduate of the TV Presenting course at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in Sydney), was recruited by ACPA to manage admissions and students from around the country.

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Medika Thorpe

Medika Thorpe is a proud Gunai, Gunditjmara and Goreng Goreng woman originally from Melbourne, Victoria but calls Sydney home.

Medika grew up immersed in the Indigenous Performing Arts scene as a child and it has led her to be heavily involved in and passionate about her culture, the community and the creative arts industry. She has worked with many different Indigenous institutions and businesses in Australia and Canada such as NITV, ABC, 33 Creative and Mudgin-Gal Aboriginal Women’s Centre including her role as the Executive Director of Winda Film Festival, an international Indigenous Film Festival based in Sydney.

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Marguerite Barbara

Marguerite’s specialty is public relations, publicity, promotions and social media.

With over 15 years experience, Marguerite has worked with some of Australia’s best-known talent in her previous roles at the ABC and at Icon Film Distribution including: Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, David Wenham, Marta Dussledorp, Richard Roxburgh and Kelton Pell. She has also developed successful publicity campaigns for international box-office hits The Queen, La Vie En Rose, The Passion of The Christ and Bend it Like Beckham.

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Katie Puttock

Katie is an experienced communicator with more than 12 years’ experience working on social policy issues at the Federal level.

With a strong background in social marketing campaigns and developing communications strategies aimed at shifting behaviors and social norms, Katie has also worked in national policy roles in the areas of Health, Aged Care, Social Services and Indigenous Affairs. She is an experienced senior adviser identifying effective solutions to complex problems. Her strength in community engagement brings a strong grass roots focus to effective public relations campaigns.

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Jacqueline (Jax) Cornforth

Born in Cairns, Jax is a descendant of the Wuthathi woman from Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland. She is also a proud Torres Strait Islander woman with family ties to Thursday, Badu and Moa Island.

From a young age, Jax has had a passion for the performing arts and after holding various jobs in various Government Departments, in 2008 she pursued this passion and studied at NAISDA Dance College. From here, Jax moved to Brisbane and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance/Indigenous Studies) with Distinction from Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

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More Staff

33 Creative has a strong pool of talented and compassionate consultants who are dedicated to our vision.

These are people in an extended network with expertise in all areas of strategy, content, design, production, distribution and successful implementation. We have the capacity to deliver a team to fit the scope of your project. Meet some of the experienced and innovative professionals who we work with regularly.

Want to work with 33 Creative?
We’re always looking for people with experience and similar passion to ours.
If that’s you, email us at info@33creative.com.au.