Adam Turner

Freelance Technology Journalist and Corporate Writer

Adam Turner

Adam Turner

Adam Turner is an award-winning Australian technology journalist, corporate writer, podcaster and long-time columnist for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald.

Previously the Melbourne deputy editor of Fairfax's Next biztech section, Adam left The Age after seven years in 2005 to pursue a freelance career.

As a journalist, he regularly contributes news articles, opinion columns, features, product reviews, how-to guides, blog posts and multimedia to a wide range of consumer and business technology publications. He also co-hosts the award-winning Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News podcast.

As a corporate writer, he covers both consumer and business technology – from startups to enterprise – producing white papers, case studies, special reports, sponsored content, branded content, native content, commercial content, eBooks, blog posts, corporate podcasts, content marketing, ghostwriting and thought leadership.


The Lizzies

MediaConnect Australian IT Journalism Awards

Best Independent Coverage (Vertical Hold) - Winner 2021
Finalist 2020, 2022, 2023

Best Technical Journalist - Winner 2015
Highly Commended 2019 - Finalist 2014, 2017, 2023

Best Business Technology Journalist - Winner 2012

Best Reviewer - Highly Commended 2010, 2015
Finalist 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023

Best Consumer Technology Journalist - Highly Commended 2009
Finalist 2010, 2011, 2014, 2021

Best Columnist - Highly Commended 2011
Finalist 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019

Best Telecommunications Journalist
Finalist 2019

Best Technology Issues Journalist
Finalist 2016

Best News Journalist
Finalist 2017

Best Video Program (Vertical Hold)
Finalist 2013, 2014

Best Audio Program (Vertical Hold)
Finalist 2023

Best Consumer Technology Coverage (Vertical Hold)
Finalist 2017, 2023


Adam co-hosts award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News with Alex Kidman, speaking to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the big tech news of the week.

As a consumer and business technology journalist, Adam has contributed to The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review, ABC, Drive, CRN, GadgetGuy, Sound+Image, Australian Macworld and others.

As a corporate writer, Adam produces content for major newspapers, banks, consulting firms, government agencies, cooperative research centres, universities, startup accelerators, PR agencies, content agencies, technology vendors, retailers, systems integrators and others. He also works with Handle Your Own PR's PR Accelerator coaching program.

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Publications and corporate clients for which Adam has produced content include:

  • All
  • Consumer tech
  • Business tech
  • Corporate/Speaking
  • Radio
  • Podcasting






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