Our Team

DSC_0120-001Leigh Hill – Editor

Leigh joined the team in February of 2015 as part of a university placement, leading to a full time position as of June the same year.

Graduating from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Communication and Media Studies, Leigh is eager to put his degree to work supporting the LGBTIQ community.

The new graduate hopes to expand his knowledge of queer politics and history in order to better understand his community and work to unify the LGBTIQ community in celebrating our shared history and diverse community here in Western Australia.

Leigh is an avid ga(y)mer, cinephile, supporter of the arts and all things drag. He also has a weakness for reality television and cartoons. Leigh’s heroes include John Waters, Gina Riley & Jane Turner, RuPaul and Amy Schumer.


DSC_0120Graeme Watson – Managing Editor

Graeme Watson joined OUTinPerth as the publication’s editor in January 2011.

Previously Graeme was the General Manager of community radio station RTRFM 92.1, where he continues to volunteer as a presenter on the programs ‘Artbeat’ and ‘Golden Apples of the Sun’.

Graeme began his writing carrer in 1998 at Metior, the student guild publication at Murdoch University.

In 2016 Graeme Watson and Leigh Hill formed Speirins Media Pty Ltd and took over the publication of OUTinPerth. Graeme is now the Managing editor of the publication with responsibilities focusing on the overall management of the company.


Renee Pole – Business Development Manager

Renee Pole has an impressive career in media advertising having worked in both print media and radio. Renee joined OUTinPerth in 2016 as looks after the booking of advertising for a diverse range of clients.