We are a team of passionate communicators that have the expertise and contacts to deliver everything on your campaign checklist
As the Founder of The Connect Agency and its driving force, Megan is a passionate communicator who knows the value of big picture thinking and long-term brand strategy. With a hands-on approach, Megan leads an expert team that works together to drive brand awareness and engagement and develops compelling campaigns that are all about results. Prior to starting the agency in 2008, Megan had has a 22 year enviable career history in the media, PR and entertainment industries occupying senior positions at Network Ten, Sony Music, Turner Entertainment Networks (Asia Pacific) and Foxtel working with some of the world’s biggest entertainment brands and performers.
Director of Talent and Partnerships
As Director of Talent & Brand Partnerships at The Connect Agency, Jarrod leads brand collaboration and bookings for our Talent & Influencer division. Representing incredible content creators in the Family, home & lifestyle space across Tik Tok & Instagram, Jarrod is bringing a decade of contacts and knowledge as PR Director to our rosters, ensuring each brand campaign is delivered on time, meeting KPIs and always overdelivering in quality!
Senior Account Manager
At Connect we understand killer content is everything and Fleur is our secret weapon. As a former journalist for leading media outlets Are Media and Channel 9, Fleur has a nose for a story and an eye for engaging copy. As an account manager and our tenacious lead producer for press releases, pitches, articles and video scripting, Fleur’s curiosity, winning words and ability to think outside the square are essential in developing strategies, brand messages and news hooks that resonate. Editorial Fleur has developed has been published both here and overseas with leading outlets Kidspot, 9Honey, Mamamia, Body+Soul and more.
Senior Account Manager
Josh leads strategy for the kids and family brands at Connect across Australia and New Zealand. From launching the latest toy, to driving brand engagement for some of the world’s biggest licensed brands, Josh has the networks and strategies to ensure your products are on everyone’s must-have list. Josh has kids’ print media booked in for months ahead, and mummy influencers lining up to work with us on the next campaign. Never one to waste an opportunity, he delivers reviews, influecer collaborations and exciting promotional opportunities in Australia and New Zealand for our kids and family clients.
Working across various accounts and events, Mia supports the team in numerous capacities. With her youthful enthusiasm, she’s in the know with all that’s current and happening right now. Mia helps co-ordinate the Connect Engage division, working with a tribe of our favourite digital content creators to drive brand engagement and reach. She is currently completing a Bachelor of Communications degree specialising in Public Communication and Public Relations at the University of Technology, Sydney. Mia’s additional involvement with a fashion and lifestyle brand of her own has also honed her interest and expert skills in fashion and styling within the digital and social media spaces.
Social Media Manager
Savvy in all-things-social media, Olivia is more than just your typical Millennial scrolling through her smartphone. Olivia’s gift is bringing a brand’s personality to life through engaging copy and leading influencer strategies. After a seven-year stint working in London, Olivia is all about creating pathways to help brands communicate in an engaging way, and most importantly, reach target audiences. From Instagram to TikTok and Facebook to LinkedIn, Olivia will develop winning strategies and engaging copy to ensure your audiences are following – and loving - your every move.
As account manager, Natasha works with a wide range of clients across Australia and New Zealand in lifestyle, entertainment, music, health & fitness and travel. She carefully crafts strategies to suit each brand, incorporating traditional media outreach securing PR coverage across TV, radio, digital and print, and co-ordinates brand collaborations and social media influencer campaigns. Natasha has successfully launched kids’ entertainment titles across Netflix, ABC Kids and Disney+ whilst elevating celebrity, individual and brand profiles. She has more than a decade’s worth of invaluable experience in TV working for Discovery Networks and Viacom in Sydney and London.
Ema is a whizz when it comes to managing The Connect Agency’s cash flow and ensuring all campaign budgets are reconciled in a timely and efficient matter. As an experienced, financial professional, Ema manages all financial duties including accounts receivable and payable, payroll, invoicing, reporting and general finance.
Since joining the Connect team in 2021, Lily has proven herself to be a jack of all trades and an asset to all client campaigns she works on. Lily not only leads PR & Influencer marketing campaigns for our Kids & Family clients, but also is a gun at managing social media accounts, crafting engaging copy and super organised and efficient. Priding herself on beating expectations in her execution, whether it's with Connect's talent, planning and working events, influencer campaigns or staying on top of the latest social trends and talent in the media space, Lily is a crucial member of our team. After graduating with distinction from the University of Newcastle in 2021, Lily holds a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Public Relations.