Our Team


Carlie Walker - Senior Journalist

Coming from Newcastle in New South Wales, Carlie Walker is a mad Knights supporter. She reports on arts and entertainment on the Fraser Coast as well as general news.

Hayden Johnson - Journalist

Hayden was born in New South Wales but moved to Queensland at a young age. He is the newest member of our team and enjoys golf, cricket and has a passion for motorsport.


Griffith Thomas - Sports Editor

Griffith Thomas took over as sports editor in 2012. He arrived on the Fraser Coast after four-and-a-half years with weekly publications The Satellite and The Reporter in southern Queensland.

Hervey Bay

Kerrie Alexander - Hervey Bay Observer Editor

Hervey Bay Observer editor Kerrie Alexander has been with the Fraser Coast Chronicle and Hervey Bay Observer for 13 years. She was born in Maryborough in 1981 but has lived in Hervey Bay all her life. She owns a couple of horses, two border collies and lives on a property with her husband Shaun. Kerrie is committed to promoting all the terrific community news and events happening around the Hervey Bay community


Boni Holmes - Maryborough Herald Editor

Boni Holmes started at the Maryborough Herald as a secretary in 1991 and has seen massive changes in the industry. She enjoys working closely with the community to ensure Herald readers get the most out of Maryborough’s only free weekly.