JAMES SWANWICK is a US-based Australian businessman. He co-founded and owns international media agency, Crocmedia (www.crocmedia.com); is a TV and radio presenter and personality, is author of “Become a Celebrity Journalist” (www.becomeacelebrityjournalist.com), has 17 years journalism and PR experience, and represents Argentine wine in the US.
Swanwick is the author of How to Become a Celebrity Journalist. He has interviewed Hollywood stars including Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Russell Crowe, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx and Lindsay Lohan and has been read and seen across various international media by millions around the world.
Swanwick co-founded and owns international media agency, Crocmedia (www.crocmedia.com), with offices in Los Angeles, Singapore and Melbourne.
Swanwick is a fill-in anchor for ESPN’s “Sportscenter”, Australia version. Filmed out of ESPN’s global headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, James can be seen on ESPN at 6.30pm weeknights. He has previously interviewed some of the world’s top movie stars for the Sky Movie Channel in the UK and Fairfax Digital in Australia.
Swanwick has had a long career as a print, TV and radio journalist. He began his career in 1993 as a reporter at The Courier-Mail in Brisbane, Australia where he covered business, finance, politics, industrial relations, police, TV and entertainment and sport. He won the prestigious Queensland Media Award in 1996 for his interview and expose on Pauline Hanson, one of Australia’s most publicized and controversial political figures. Swanwick reported for Sky Sports in London from 1999 to 2003, covering the 1999 Rugby World Cup and Cricket World Cup and several Wimbledon tennis championships and British Opens. He moved to Los Angeles in 2003 as a Hollywood correspondent, writing for leading newspapers and magazines throughout Australia and Britain, and appeared on several TV and radio shows. He has interviewed Hollywood stars including Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Russell Crowe, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Anniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx and Lindsay Lohan and has been read and seen by millions around the world.