Perth Media specialises in producing crafted, factual, clever content - columns, press packs, news photography, writing, podcasts and videos - that tell the stories of
businesses and organisations to a global media audience.
Perth Media, founded in August 2015, is owned by former finance reporter Cate Rocchi. Prior to that she operated a small company, Cate Rocchi Communications, from 2012-2015 in Western Australia.
At Perth Media, Cate is a media liaison and PR strategy specialist. She is a highly skilled editor, news photographer, writer, copywriter, corporate storyteller and script writer. Cate also conducts informative interviews for podcasts, trains clients in TV, radio and print media and is an expert in social media for business. She has presented workshops on crucial media tips and content creation and written blogs and speeches for business leaders.
Cate trained on The Kalgoorlie Miner as a reporter and has been a journalist in Australia for Aspermont’s Australia’s Mining Monthly and The Countryman newspaper in Perth. In the past, she has worked overseas for some of the world’s largest financial publishing houses including Hedge Fund Intelligence’s Eurohedge and Incisive Media’s International Investment and Hedge Funds Review in London and Haymarket’s Asian Investor in Hong Kong. Cate has also been a media consultant for Purple Communications (now CanningsPurple) in Perth.
Perth Media strategically media pitches companies and organisations to the Australian press and around the world. It has experience in many industries including mining and resources, oil and gas, technology, financial services, fashion, arts, funds management, financial services, not-for-profits, agribusiness and government. Services are tailored to client needs and can include high-level media training and media pitching to reporters, journalists, bloggers, writers and TV and radio producers in Australia, Asia and Europe. Learn the secrets of consistently good media coverage and how to manage your own public relations campaigns.
Perth Media employs some of Australia’s most talented photographers, creative designers, film makers, editors, writers, cameramen and bloggers.
Perth Media can also walk clients through, step-by-step, complicated crisis communications issues and has assisted several high-profile companies during difficult times.
There is also high-quality CV writing service for executives available on request. This is one of Perth Media's popular services.
Perth Media clients include: global technology company Captivate Connect, copper-gold-manganese explorer Bryah Resources (ASX:BYH), Australian Vanadium Ltd (ASX:AVL), Renascor Resources (ASX:RNU), Three Sun Possums, Bristow Group, VSUN Energy, bike-share company urbi, DIA, Leadership WA, Partners in Grain, Trackem Pty Ltd, GasDrill International (Singapore), Women in Global Business, AVELING, water exchange H20X (Sydney), Priority1 (Melbourne), escapologist and magician Ghupi, Diamond Heels, Rainbow Fun, Nicci’s Smalls, Leadership WA, Partners in Grain WA, West End Deli, Latasha's Kitchen, Lawford Robinson, Voice Science, ConnectGroups, Elemental Strategy, Dr Stephanie Davies and Dr Nick Cooke (authors of Rewire Your Pain), Telethon Adventurers, Young Leaders on Aged Care & Community Boards program, Stanford Barbers, Handworks, children's author Sioban Timmer, Southern Forests Food Council, Manjimup Shire Council, Linkwest and the City of Nedlands. Marina’s Ambrosia Beauty.
This is very important to Perth Media. Founder Cate Rocchi has been on the board of Linkwest, the peak body for neighbourhood and community resource centres, from 2014-2018. For the past 12 months, she has been chair of the organisation.
Perth Media has supported Team Sunshine (fund raising for Telethon), We Can’t Wait (a ground-breaking program building toilets for girls in India), Farming Champions (highlighting the importance of family farms and agriculture), World Vision and Rafiki Mwema (a refuge for girls in Kenya). Perth Media has sponsored Farming Champions' Farmer on Your Plate, for the past four years.
It has also made a small donation to the York Community Resources Centre for a outing to WA Gallery for a group of country children.
Perth Media mentors several young media professionals and attends Young Inspirational Leaders in Media, Entertainment and Arts in Perth, facilitated by Media Super. There is a certificate program available.