RSOM TEAM

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JENA
 MARINO 
Managing Director/Founder

At just 23 years of age, Founder of Melbourne music initiative Jena Marino is a woman of many trades. A musician first and foremost Jena has performed extensively in the Melbourne music scene and is currently working as frontwoman of a Melbourne corporate/wedding band. She has performed and recorded work in Melbourne as well as overseas in America and the UK. Jena can add a Bachelor of Journalism to her name as well as a Diploma in Music Performance (Voice). During her studies, Jena volunteered at many well-known music organisations including Beat Magazine and Melbourne Music Week. Her love of music and writing has brought The Real Songwriters of Melbourne to life. If that isn’t enough on her plate, she also works as a full time travel consultant by day booking amazing travel experiences for her clients. Jena plans to continue networking and growing her knowledge in the music world so that she can use it to continue showcasing the emerging songwriters of Melbourne.

JORDYN

JORDYN HOEKSTRA
Senior Content Writer

Jordyn is a second year Bachelor of Media and Communications (Journalism) student at La Trobe University. Hailing from Geelong, she is passionate about the Geelong Cats, live music, trampoline parks, social issues and Melbourne’s café scene. Apart from writing for The Real Songwriters of Melbourne, she is currently a staff writer for upstart- La Trobe University’s Online Journalism publication. She is interested in helping local musicians break into the industry. When she’s not studying or writing, you can generally find her rambling on on twitter at @jordynwrites.

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ALLANAH SCIBERRAS
Social Media Manager

Allanah Sciberras is a third-year student, studying a Bachelor of Media and Communications, majoring in Journalism at La Trobe University. She is the Chief Editor of her own blog, ‘Just Another Muso,’ which has allowed her to express her love for music for the past two years. She is also a presenter and podcasting editor on 3CR’s community radio program, Brainwaves. Allanah has a wide passion for all things music and is excited to join the RSOM team.