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Jodie Powell

Jodie has extensive experience in print and online media spanning community, regional and metropolitan mastheads, as well as corporate communications.

She believes local newspapers have a crucial role to play in advocating for residents, and supporting local organisations, events, charities and sporting groups, as well as celebrating important milestones in our communities.

A passionate story teller, she prides herself on delivering successful community campaigns to highlight issues of importance to readers.



news   •   26-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 UPDATE: July 26

There has been just one case of COVID-19 detected in the community in Queensland overnight, bringing the tally of active cases in the state to 26. See the update list of contact sites...…

What's On   •   26-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Action-packed Pine Rivers Show returns

Moreton Bay Region’s longest-running show returns for three days of family entertainment, rides, sideshow games and more. Find out all about the action at this year’s Pine Rivers Show……

Local News   •   21-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

John Scott Park set for major makeover

Samford’s John Scott Park will get new BMX mounds, a viewing deck and more shade trees as part of a massive makeover. Find out what else is planned……

Traffic & Transport   •   20-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Motorcyclists urged to ride by the rules

Motorcyclists riding through parks and on bike paths in the Moreton Bay Region face stiff fines, police have warned. Find out how much the penalties are……

Local Stories   •   20-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Mimi giving Guide Dogs a paw up

Guide Dogs Queensland youth ambassador Mimi Nelson is raising money and awareness for the organisation. Find out how you can help……

Traffic & Transport   •   14-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Jetty 2 Jetty race steeped in history

The countdown is on for this year’s Jetty 2 Jetty – find out which roads will be closed for the event and read a little about the race’s proud history……

Business News   •   13-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Moreton Bay Region 'the land of opportunity'

Opposition Leader David Crisafulli shared his views on opportunities for the Moreton Bay Region with business leaders when Shadow Cabinet visited for a networking event at the Eatons Hill Hotel. Here's what he had to say...…

news   •   12-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Under 8s Day a chance to celebrate

See our photo gallery: Kippa-Ring State school hosted a morning of fun to celebrate Under 8s Day, with children from two local early learning centres and residents from an aged care centre joining in. …

Local News   •   11-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Young musician reaching for the stars

Woody Point musician Josh Crawford is excited to be one of only five musicians in Queensland and the Northern Territory chosen for a mentorship as part of the Launchpad program. Read how The St Paul’s Bald Hills student is making the most of it……

Local News   •   10-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Hunting for kindy memorabilia

Kippa-Ring Kindergarten and Preschool marks its 50th birthday in September and with a special day of celebrations planned, staff are looking for memorabilia. Here’s how you can help……

news   •   9-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Cast ready to rock

Thomas Armstrong-Robley leads a talented Redcliffe Musical Theatre cast in School of Rock. He says the role is the most physically and vocally demanding he’s ever played...…

Local News   •   8-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Chance for businesses to shine as awards return

It’s time to recognise our local businesses for their achievements and resilience. The Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards are a powerful celebration of what our businesses contribute to our community. Find out how to enter...…

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