Kristy Platt, Director and PR Specialist
P: +61 410 663 633

Brooke Cashman, Director and Digital Marketing Specialist

Matilda Ferguson, Photography and Videography Manager

Meet the team


Kristy Platt has worked in and with the media in senior roles for more than 16 years and co-leads the passionate, talented team at The Network Au. A highly qualified content producer and communications professional, Kristy has solid expertise in PR, print and online journalism, project management, resource development, event management, branding, web design and social media marketing.

Kristy resides in sunny Newcastle, Australia. Her extensive background in senior journalism roles in Australia and the UK ensures she understands and delivers content to achieve the most effective marketing strategies, content and media exposure for her clients. 

Brooke Cashman has more than 10 years’ experience in senior marketing roles in Australia and the UK, with specific skills in digital marketing, web design, SEO, strategy, social media, email marketing, CRM, event management, branding, campaign and project management, and data analysis. Brooke is a results-driven marketing professional with solid experience in the development, execution and measurement of integrated, end-to-end marketing campaigns. 

As well as holding the coveted role of co-director at The Network Au, Brooke is the Sydney Chapter Co-Director at Interactive Minds, a well-known digital marketing event company with chapters in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Newcastle. 


Matilda Ferguson has worked in and with a number of media outlets over the years, and joined The Network Au in 2017 as the resident media all-rounder. She studied PR and Videography at university, and currently lives in Newcastle, Australia.

Matilda has a great deal of experience as a designer and photographer, and is often sought-out for her exceptional videography and video editing skills. Matilda has a passion for everything media and also has experience in film, television, print as well as online media in outlets around Australia.