Geraldine, founder of McManus Communications, has more than 20 years experience in media in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore media. She has a well founded reputation both as a public relations professional and as an award winning business journalist. Her business writing focused on the New Zealand tourism and export industries including five years as editor of the NZ Trade & Enterprise Export Award publication and NZ Export Handbook.
Geraldine is director of the Waiheke Book Festival (waihekebookfestival.co.nz ), which she started in 2009, a popular and successful event. She has recently written a number one best selling non-fiction book and has been editing another book on behalf of a client in the wine industry.
Industry Experience and Awards
Business Journalist: NZ Business, NZ Marketing Magazine, Management
Travel Writer: NZ House & Garden, NZ Herald, The Peak, Priority, Air New Zealand inflight magazine, and in house publication, Flying Times.
Awards: Geraldine is recognised locally and internationally as an award winning journalist. She has been a winner of the Business Travel Writer Awards, and a finalist in the prestigious Journalistic Excellence Awards Citibank New York.
Former owner Simon McManus owns PR and Digital Marketing Agency Sharp Angles.
For strategic marketing, and digital marketing support, Sharp Angles and McManus Tourism Communications may collaborate to deliver services to our clients.